Diff for /wikisrc/projects/project/common-boot-cfg.mdwn between versions 1.2 and 1.4

version 1.2, 2014/02/27 07:00:44 version 1.4, 2015/02/20 19:38:28
Line 20  Several ports support a /boot.cfg file.  Line 20  Several ports support a /boot.cfg file. 
 However, they do not share code, nor even the basic command parser. Obviously this is not the NetBSD way to do things  However, they do not share code, nor even the basic command parser. Obviously this is not the NetBSD way to do things
 and the situation needs to be improved.  and the situation needs to be improved.
   
 The goal of this project is to split the machine dependent parts out and provide generic, machine independent support  The milestones of this project:
 for most of the /boot.cfg handling, leaving configuration (like what commands are allowed) to the architecture specific  
 code, as well as provide means for overriding command handlers (i.e. implement a common command differently).  * split the machine dependent parts out
   * provide generic, machine independent support for most of the /boot.cfg handling
   * leave configuration (like what commands are allowed) to the architecture specific code
   * provide means for overriding command handlers (i.e. implement a common command differently)
   
 Due to the organization of the bootstrapping code this is not as easy as it sounds at first sight, but it does not require  Due to the organization of the bootstrapping code this is not as easy as it sounds at first sight, but it does not require
 deep kernel hacking skills either. Having various hardware available for testing is a bonus, but not required.  deep kernel hacking skills either. Having various hardware available for testing is a bonus, but not required.

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