Floppyless release build of sparc64

Ruslan Ermilov ru at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jul 23 09:08:04 PDT 2003

On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 11:57:58AM -0400, Jake Burkholder wrote:
> Apparently, On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 09:16:43AM +0300,
> 	Ruslan Ermilov said words to the effect of;
> > A similar change would be in order for sparc64.  Patch is
> > attached, please review.  The net effect is that we save
> > huge CPU times in release.9 and do not create the useless
> > boot.flp floppy image (the sparc64/mkisoimages.sh script
> > doesn't need it).
> boot.flp is actually useful on sparc64 because you can dd it to a disk
> from solaris and then boot off it to install.  I'm happy with having
> the option of not building it if it saves time but please make it an
> option.
OK, then things will be left as is.  There's already an option for
this; it's called NO_FLOPPIES (documented in the release(7) manpage).

Ruslan Ermilov		Sysadmin and DBA,
ru at sunbay.com		Sunbay Software Ltd,
ru at FreeBSD.org		FreeBSD committer
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