In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Peter Wemm writes:
: Warner Losh wrote:
: > In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cyrille Lefevre writes
: > : Warner Losh wrote:
: > : > In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cyrille Lefevre wr
: > : > : I don't know -current. what is the feature which replace kget ?
: > : > : does boot -c (or whatever) still exists ? is it possible to
: > : > : edit <KERNEL>.hints at boot time ?
: > : >
: > : > set/unset works.
: > : >
: > : > I've removed ISA devices at boot time by unsetting the 'at' hint.
: > :
: > : thanks for the trick. but show/set/unset are really less intuitive
: > : than boot -c, specifically to novice users. unfortunately, I'm not
: > : forth aware at all, so, don't ask me about writting such tool using
: > : forth :P
: > Right. There is a forth tool available (authored I think by
: > matsushita-san), and now that matsushita-san is a committer, maybe it
: > will be done in time for 5.0. :-)
: As a fallback, I've been threatening to do a simple userconfig-style
: thing in loader itself as a fallback if necessary.. I'd rather not since
: that would just make loader bigger still, but it's always there as
: a quick/dirty fallback option.
: If my memory serves me correctly, we dont enable bootforth on the 5.0 boot
: floppies. This is probably more a symptom of having an identical config
: for floppies and cd boot. Now that we have cdboot for i386 all but there,
: we should be able to finally do a complete boot for the CD case and a
: smaller stripped kernel with esoteric drivers on a seperate disk for the
: floppy-only case.
Actually, now that I think about it, the module I saw was in 'C'. So
someone needs to learn forth to do this. :-)
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