[Please don't top post, it breaks context. Post reformatted.]
On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 07:25:52PM +0300, Sergey Lyubka wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 11:15:16AM -0500, Dan Nelson wrote:
> > In the last episode (Aug 17), Sergey Lyubka said:
> > > How would one know the actual boot device after kernel successfully
> > > booted ?
> > The kern.bootfile sysctl points to the kernel file that was loaded,
> > according to the loader. If you booted off of cdrom or floppy, you can
> > run "kenv loaddev" to find out which device was actually used to read
> > the file.
> I am booting kernel directly from bootblock, and do not have
> boot loader, so kenv does not work.
You don't say which version you are running, but in 5.x booting without
the loader is not supported in any way shape or form.
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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