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Re: Failing to be of help with boot floppies

On Fri 29 Sep 2000, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Furthermore, if it finds the dists dir off the root (we're booting off
> cd, remember) then it should automatically use '/', otherwise, it uses
> the mount point ('/instmnt')

Umm... just because we're booting off cd, that doesn't mean that the
cd is the root directory. "Booting off cd" means that the rescue floppy
(as an image on the cd) is loaded as if it was a real floppy. To access
the cd, it still needs to explicitly mount the cd (presumably under

Or did I misunderstand your words?

Paul Slootman
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