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changeset 7215: e4dad4f80c6c
parent 7214: d01edc4d026e
child 7216: 249468ce1239
author: cinap_lenrek@felloff.net
date: Tue, 07 May 2019 11:41:33 +0200
files: sys/man/8/boot sys/man/8/plan9.ini
description: plan9.ini(8), boot(8): clarify the use of $rootdir and $rootspec
     1.1--- a/sys/man/8/boot
     1.2+++ b/sys/man/8/boot
     1.3@@ -127,15 +127,23 @@ password:
     1.4 .PP
     1.5 Once connected,
     1.6 .I boot
     1.7-mounts
     1.8-the root file system before
     1.9-.B /
    1.10+mounts the root file system at
    1.11+.B /root
    1.12+(with the optional mount spec argument from
    1.13+.BR $rootspec )
    1.14 and makes the connection available as
    1.15 .B #s/boot
    1.16 for subsequent processes to
    1.17 .B mount
    1.18 (see
    1.19 .IR bind (2)).
    1.20+It then binds
    1.21+.B /root
    1.22+(or the value specified by
    1.23+.BR $rootdir )
    1.24+after the
    1.25+.BR /
    1.26+directory.
    1.27 .I Boot
    1.28 completes by 
    1.29 .IR exec (2)'ing
     2.1--- a/sys/man/8/plan9.ini
     2.2+++ b/sys/man/8/plan9.ini
     2.3@@ -691,10 +691,24 @@ See
     2.4 for more.
     2.5 .SS \fLnobootprompt=\fIvalue\fP
     2.6 Suppress the
     2.7-.L "root from"
     2.8+.L bootargs
     2.9 prompt and use
    2.10 .I value
    2.11 as the answer instead.
    2.12+.SS \fLrootdir=\fB/root/\fIdir\fP
    2.13+.SS \fLrootspec=\fIspec\fP
    2.14+Changes the mount arguments for the root file server
    2.15+that was specified by
    2.16+.I bootargs
    2.17+above.
    2.18+By changing
    2.19+.I dir
    2.20+in
    2.21+.BR $rootdir ,
    2.22+a different sub-directory on the root file server
    2.23+can be used as the system root. see
    2.24+.IR boot (8)
    2.25+for details.
    2.26 .SS \fLuser=\fIvalue\fP
    2.27 Suppress the
    2.28 .L "user"