Floppyless release build of sparc64
ru at FreeBSD.org
Fri Jul 25 14:17:51 PDT 2003
On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 01:39:14PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 11:50:10PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > > > > 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).
> > >
> > > BUT the size of the "floppy" should be something like 10MB so that we
> > > know we will *never* overflow it during "make release".
> > >
> > Should the need arise for that, it's a two-line change to release/Makefile,
> > by just bumping MFSSIZE and BIGBOOTSIZE for sparc64.
> You're missing the point. The size should be set now to something that
> will *never* be too small. Waiting until "make release" is broken is
> stupid in this case.
I will leave this up to the sparc64 port maintainers, okay?
Ruslan Ermilov Sysadmin and DBA,
ru at sunbay.com Sunbay Software Ltd,
ru at FreeBSD.org FreeBSD committer
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