Peter Wemm writes:
 > Andrew Gallatin wrote:
 > > 
 > > How do you make the loader _NOT_ load a kernel until after the
 > > countdown?
 > > 
 > > On slow media (like NFS boots or VMware, or old AlphaServers) its
 > > really painful to wait for the kernel to unload just so you can unload
 > > it and then load an alternate kernel.
 > This initial load is done by the 4th code.  I suspect it is configurable
 > to not do this, but if you want to do it by brute force, nuke loader.rc
 > and do it all by hand.

Actually, that doens't seem to work. (at least for a loader from last
November).  Given that the machine is 3K miles away, I think I'll just
deal with the slowness for now & not risk crippling it.


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