miniboot.iso (was: Re: Floppies for ALPHA)
obrien at freebsd.org
Sat Aug 2 18:46:49 PDT 2003
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 12:42:49PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> OK, the attached (trivial) patch can be used to create the
> miniboot.iso. Its contents is identical to what goes on the
> miniinst.iso, except for NOT putting any distributions, docs,
> and ports.
> The uncompressed size for i386 is 46M, bzip2(1) compressed size
> is 16M, which I think many people can afford. (The size of the
What in the world is on this thing to be 46MB?!?!?!? All 3 .flp's added
together aren't this large.
> Jake, a question for you: can this miniboot.iso image be used on
> sparc64 like on Alpha (as Wilko demonstrated) instead of the ugly
> boot.flp image?
Why is making boot.flp "ugly"??
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