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Re: mach-defpager/serverboot changes (tmpfs too)

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: mach-defpager/serverboot changes (tmpfs too)
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 18:53:09 -0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.2.5i

On Sat, Mar 23, 2002 at 08:38:37PM -0500, Roland McGrath wrote:

> I don't expect that anyone is still using serverboot since we've had
> boot script support in the kernel for a while now.

I have been actively recommending serverboot over the bootscript
method.  In almost all cases where people show up on irc with boot
problems, I tell them to switch to serverboot and it solves the

It might be worth noting that I have never gotten the funky bootscript
method to work.  I also haven't bothered memorizing the commands,
since serverboot is quite easy and works in every case.

That said, a hurd install from, er.. 3 hours ago using serverboot and
libio appears to boot just fine. =)

Jeff Bailey

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