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Re: *BSD port of debian potentially easier than Hurd port

Jonathan Walther <krooger@debian.org> wrote:

> the BSD kernel has ext2 support already... Can't it boot off an ext2
> partition?

No, it can't. The bootstrap works through the filesystem and it doesn't
understand ext2. Maybe you could engineer LILO to boot the bsd kernel
directly, but an ext2 root filesystem isn't supported either.

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                  naddy@mips.rhein-neckar.de
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