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Re: XFS from SGI and OpenBSD
Not only installboot(8) is FFS only, i believe that boot(8) itself
supports /bsd (whatever) reading off FFS only... A kernel could mount
root fs of any type, possibly.
On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 09:14:29AM -0500, Generic Player wrote:
> > One point I have, you can run an entire OpenBSD system with only
> > No need for FFS, though such a configuration is atypical.
> Really? I thought it had to boot from ffs? How does one make a system
> like this, as I actually really want to. I could take an existing
> system, add an ext2fs partition, and ( tar | tar ) everything from the
> running system over to that partition, but then how do I boot it?
> installboot is for ffs only according to the man page.
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