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Re: ext2fs in boot method


From: James Morrison
Subject: Re: ext2fs in boot method
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 09:06:03 -0700 (PDT)

--- Robert Millan <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> Hello!
> 
> Currently, the GRUB boot commands in the default template,
> documentation etc refer to a /hurd/ext2fs which shouldn't
> necessarily be the filesystem we're using.
> 
> What do you think about referring to /hurd/rootfs
> which is suposed to know what filesystem is being used?
> 
> A simlink to ext2fs would just be okay for that,
> and save the documentation from being filesystem-specific
> 
> -- 
> Robert Millan

 What about the situation where you don't boot using the /hurd from the root
filesystem.  So, device:hd0s1 has /boot and a /hurd, and device:hd0s2 has /.
Now if hd0s1 is ext2 and hd0s2 is ufs what would rootfs point to?

=====
James Morrison
   University of Waterloo
   Computer Science - Digital Hardware
   2A co-op
http://hurd.dyndns.org

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