5.3: /stand/ versus /rescue/ ?

David Gilbert dgilbert at dclg.ca
Tue Oct 5 07:29:40 PDT 2004

>>>>> "Tim" == Tim Kientzle <kientzle at freebsd.org> writes:

Tim> /stand is largely defunct.  It is, I believe, still used to
Tim> bootstrap the CD-ROM installation, but has no particular purpose
Tim> after that point.

I was always confused with sysinstall being in /stand.  I always
understood /stand as executables that ran from the loader.  The
"standalone environment."


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