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Re: Automated Installer - Automated Patcher
On Thu, 19 Feb 2004, Erik E Wilson wrote:
> Okay, so I have read the faqs, maybe I am not being descriptive enough...
> This is what I have been able to gather, on the CD-Rom ISO are the
> following files:
> bsd -> ELF Executable
> bsd.rd -> GZIPed file uncompresses to ELF Executable
> miniroot34.fs -> disk image, after vnconfig and mount files inside are:
> bsd -> GZIPed file uncompresses to ELF Executable
> ofwboot -> ELF Executable
> bsd.rd and the bsd inside miniroot34.fs are the same file...?
> Uncompressed all tar balls on ISO and still no install scripts.
Look in the source tarball, or better yet, get a copy from CVS
> Is there a way to mount the bsd.rd files to poke around in them?
> I have searched for the answer to this question w/o luck but that
> would make sense if they are just executables inside a gziped file.
has the targets used by the build system to mount the ramdisks
look for the rd_* targets
> I have tried to compile the source tree from a Sparc64 system but get
> several error messages. Specifically when I try to compile the source
> under src/distrib/sparc64/ I get a DESTDIR error. This is easily overcome
> by adding to the make command line but several errors still result
it has all the pointers you need to complete a build. Then start looking
at the install scripts, they are under src/distrib