FreeBSD as read-only firmware

Lev Serebryakov lev at
Sat Nov 3 22:56:11 UTC 2012

Hello, Alexander.
You wrote 4 ноября 2012 г., 2:12:03:

AY> Quick glance to nanobsd give me impression that:
AY> 1) nanobsd is MBR based, so :
AY> 2) nanobsd is disk-name-change sensitive.
  Here are patches to support GPT

AY> GPT way is better - I'm using r${REV} as label, and root can be mounted no
AY> matter how many other "firmware's" present, or how disks are ordered.

AY> BTW, due to bug 173309 I had to rebuild and update my server, which took
AY> only few minutes for reboot.

AY> Well, nanobsd is great thing, I'll look into it a bit more, but it's goal
AY> to have minified FreeBSD, while I need read-only one.
  No. Its goal is to have RO and ACID-upgradable system (with two code
  slices for this).

// Black Lion AKA Lev Serebryakov <lev at>

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