cvs commit: src/release/i386 fixit_crunch.conf
jhb at freebsd.org
Fri Jun 15 20:32:21 UTC 2007
On Friday 15 June 2007 12:52:03 pm Xin LI wrote:
> Bruce A. Mah wrote:
> > If memory serves me right, Ken Smith wrote:
> >> On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 14:41 +0000, Ken Smith wrote:
> >>> kensmith 2007-06-15 14:41:11 UTC
> >>> FreeBSD src repository
> >>> Modified files:
> >>> release/i386 fixit_crunch.conf
> >>> Log:
> >>> The i386 "fixit" floppy began overflowing, most likely due to the new
> >>> gcc. Replace vi(1) with ed(1) as the editor to make the contents fit
> >>> on a floppy again.
> >>> Revision Changes Path
> >>> 1.15 +2 -4 src/release/i386/fixit_crunch.conf
> >> Needing to deal with this was almost enough motivation to stop
> >> supporting floppies for the 7.X release but I decided that was a bit too
> >> drastic (just barely :-).
> >> But I think this does signal the end. Please plan around floppy support
> >> being nuked from HEAD some time fairly shortly after RELENG_7 gets
> >> branched (meaning no floppy support for 8.X).
> > Clarification: This means "no support for floppy install or fixit
> > media". We're *not* talking about dropping support for floppy drives.
> It would be nice if we can also get rid of some workaorund to make
> loader(8) fit the floppy, e.g. to enable bzip2 support by default, on
> 8-CURRENT 8-)
Actually, since 7.x uses split_mfsroot on i386 now, that should work now as
well (assuming the resulting loader is still under 1MB in size, which it has
to be anyway)
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