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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.

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