DragonFly commits List (threaded) for 2005-03
Re: cvs commit: src/nrelease Makefile
On Wed, 2 Mar 2005 20:47:27 -0500 (EST)
> > Log:
> > Update installer to version 1.1.4. Highlights include:
> > - Allow user to MFS-back any of their new filesystems.
> Can you explain this a bit further? Normally I'd just try it and find
> out, but I'm on the road.
Sure. In the Select Subpartitions step, in the Expert Mode view, there
is now a "MFS" checkbox for each mount point. When the checkbox is
selected, that subpartition is created as an MFS-backed filesystem on
the system being installed. These filesystems operate in the same way
as the read-write filesystems on the LiveCD itself. No disk space is
used for these sorts of filesystems; they live in memory, and are
volatile (their contents disappear across reboots.) /tmp is an obvious