RFC: 5.3 Migration Guide
gavin.atkinson at ury.york.ac.uk
Wed Sep 8 06:47:36 PDT 2004
On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 20:27, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> Having just done a 4.10 -> current upgrade...
> In message: <1094426835.767.50.camel at localhost>
> "Bruce A. Mah" <bmah at freebsd.org> writes:
> : http://people.freebsd.org/~bmah/pub/article.html
> : Thanks for any comments...
> Item #6:
> o Hints are needed for systems that have custom ISA non PNP
> cards (with custom hints benig needed)
> o Hints are also needed for non PNPBIOS systems.
> o Hints are also needed for PNPBIOS systems to get floppies
> right (this is a bug that may be fixed).
> o An empty file is sufficient for modern hardware.
I believe, at the very minimum, the file must still contain the
hint.sc.0.foo hints for the video console to be usable.
> Item #8:
> o you *MUST* do a fsck -p before mount -uw / (note: I always
> -uw rather than -u).
Will this make any difference? At the moment, fsck will still be the old
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