cvs commit: src/release/ia64 boot_crunch.conf

John Baldwin jhb at
Mon Oct 4 13:28:46 PDT 2004

On Monday 04 October 2004 04:07 pm, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 10:51:09AM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> > On Thursday 30 September 2004 04:34 pm, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> > >   Log:
> > >   Trade slattach for gpt. With all the tools to create new file
> > > systems, the tool one needs to partition a disk is more important than
> > > some poor man's network interface.
> >
> > You don't really have to trade anymore as we don't care if the mfsroot
> > grows now.
> Doesn't that sentiment make crunching a pointless activity?

Well, there's no reason to go make it huge, per se, but the original reason 
for constraining mfsroot's crunch was that mfsroot.gz had to fit on a single 
1.44 MB floppy and it doesn't have to do that anymore, so it's ok if you just 
want to add a new program and grow the crunch by a few 10k or a few 100k.

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