From: Richard Gooch (
Date: Sun Jun 18 2000 - 19:56:55 EST

Ricky Beam writes:
> On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Richard Gooch wrote:
> >> Alas this is a distribution problem, all l-k can do is recommend a
> >> standard.
> >
> >And hard-code a test in init/main:init() to test for /boot/
> >and call BUG() if found. This would probably clean up most bad
> >practice since many/most distribution installers are sufficiently
> >braindamaged to put /boot on /.
> >
> >If they wise up and start making /boot a separate partition, we can
> >add a similar test to do_mount().
> Richard, I don't know if you're trying to be funny or waving the big
> red "idiot" flag...

Oh, for god's sake. Of course I wasn't being serious.



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