[Unix-jun72] init

Brad Parker brad at heeltoe.com
Sun May 4 22:54:34 AEST 2008

Tim Newsham wrote:
>I looked through init briefly and the version from s2.tar.gz is
>slightly different than the one in the pdf printout.  In the printout
>/dev/rk0 is mounted on /usr at boot time.  In the s2 version the
>string "/usr" is still present, but the call to mount is gone
>and so is the "/dev/rk0" string.

yes, I noticed that.  I looked for strings in the binary init and
didn't see /dev/rk0.

>The init source is fairly short and shouldn't be too hard to type
>in or get from ocr.  Has anyone yet worked through the details of
>using the V7 compiler to make 0405 binaries?  Also has anyone
>successfully used a populated /usr on rk0 yet?

I think you can hack the header with dd.

I have gotten /usr to mount but something it not right.  check says it
has files but the mount does something odd and nothing appears under the
mount point.


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