Re: EMILE package testers sought
On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 01:47:12PM +1100, Finn Thain wrote:
> > What is /debian/boot? Is that part of the initrd? Or are you saying
> > that /boot could be initialized as HFS during partitioning? Penguin
> > can use a kernel on HFS of course -- I wonder if emile can?
> > If you make /boot HFS, the kernel is limited to a read-only mount, and
> > so you'd need special tools to write to it: hfsprogs, hfsplus and/or
> > hfsutils. So installing kernel debs isn't going to be much easier.
> Eh, it's not? I've been writing to HFS file systems since I first
> installed Linux/m68k.
Yes -- my mistake.
> But symlinks wouldn't work; that much is true.