loader.conf in BOOT images

Matthew Dillon dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Thu Nov 4 09:13:47 PDT 2010

:I just installed DragonFly-i386-LATEST-BOOT.tar.bz2 on one of my boxes 
:because I had an unstable kernel. Unfortunatley this tarball also 
:contains a loader.conf (for Live-CD) and my original loader.conf is 
:gone. Maybe we should not ship this or ship it as loader.conf.dist or 
:so? I think the common case to use these kernel snapshots are when 
:replacing kernel and modules on an existing system.

    I don't quite understand.  The /boot/loader.conf on an ISO or IMG
    is designed for the ISO/IMG boot, not for a HD boot.  The installer
    should (haven't checked recently) install a different loader.conf
    on the HD.

    If you are copying things manually then you have to be careful what
    you copy.

					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at backplane.com>

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