Something interesting would like to know about DragonFly

sam samwun at
Wed Aug 25 09:49:23 PDT 2004

Matthew Dillon wrote:
:I found that when I use the installation CD to boot up the system, the 
:initial name was changed from FreeBSD to DragonFly as something like this:
:DragonFly/i386 bootstrap loader
:I m curious how could this be done?

    The bootstrap code is loaded from the CD itself, so it can be whatever
    we want it to be.
I know it is loaded from the CD, does it come from the loader code? how 
can I change the loader code so that DragonFly or FreeBSD becomes a 
different  name after a "make release"?

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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