Re: busybox in woody (was Re: first weekly debian-installer status report)
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actual work is done by folks who are *not* me.
Matt Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm sorry, I may be WAY off here,I haven't been watching the list
> too closely lately, what exactly is busybox being used for?
Lots of stuff on the root filesystem (root disk).
> The initial
Yes, I guess, but that's rather imprecise terminology.
> I could probably hack something together that would work.
Could work for what?
> I think I have to fire up cvs and take a look. Unfortunately I
> don't actually have any floppy drives installed on any devel
> machines right now, so I can't do extensive testing, but I'd love to
Try vmware or something similar.
> From the description you give me, we could use a system like
> FreeBSD has, and have busybox as the default root shell An easier
> way in linux is to have the root shell passed as a LILO argument,
> this is possible IIRC. That way all the init scripts will run with
> a shell that you like, with parameters that can be preset. I have
> sash setup on my server as the default root shell in case I ever
> hose my libs. It works well.
What is the point of all this? What are you trying to accomplish.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>