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Re: adding bootstrap information to the manual

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: adding bootstrap information to the manual
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 02:20:40 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)


On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 03:53:59PM -0500, Ben Asselstine wrote:

> I have found that the bootstrapping section of the manual is sorely
> lacking.
> Attached is a patch that adds more information to the manual regarding
> the bootstrap procedure on the Hurd.  I have also removed some of the
> deprecated serverboot documentation.

Actually, I think a considerable part of the stuff you want to remove
also applies to the "boot" command used for subhurds, so is really
useful, although it probably needs reviewing...

> +After the Hurd has booted, the @code{boot} program is used to start a
> parallel Hurd (@pxref{The Sub-Hurd}) by passing it bootscript
> parameters in a file.

"Parallel Hurd" is not an established term. Better use subhurd and/or
neighbour Hurd.


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