cvs commit: src/sys/cam/scsi scsi_cd.c src/sys/dev/ata atapi-cd.c atapi-cd.h src/sys/isa fd.c

Thomas Moestl t.moestl at
Thu Sep 11 16:51:32 PDT 2003

On Thu, 2003/09/11 at 12:27:25 -0700, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> phk         2003/09/11 12:27:24 PDT
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/cam/scsi         scsi_cd.c 
>     sys/dev/ata          atapi-cd.c atapi-cd.h 
>     sys/isa              fd.c 
>   Log:
>   Disable the use of cloning use in floppy and CD drivers.
>   This commit puts the relevant code snippets under #ifdef GONE_IN_5
>   (rather than #ifndef BURN_BRIDGES) thereby disabling the code now.
>   The code wil be entirely removed before 5.2 unless we find reasons
>   why this would be a bad idea.

The cloning handlers in the CD-ROM drivers used to be required to
mount root from CD-ROM, which is e.g. required for the bootable
sparc64 distribution disks. Have things changed so that they are no
longer needed while I wasn't watching, or does this change break that

	- Thomas

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