creating a freebsd boot floppy with kernel?
julian at elischer.org
Thu Jun 3 19:12:44 GMT 2004
On Thu, 3 Jun 2004, Matteo Riondato wrote:
> Il Gio, 2004-06-03 alle 06:05, Craig Rodrigues ha scritto:
> > On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 09:56:56PM -0600, darren at chatcanada.net wrote:
> > > If I want to create a small bsd, rather a boot floppy with very limited
> > > software as I won't be needing much...(one program and harddrive access)
> > > how should I go about it.. I tried compiling a custom kernel and the
> > > smalest I seem to have been able to make is 2mb. I want to try the
> > > floppies but I could possibly move to cd's.
you could still make picoBSD floppies as of 4.8
as long as you were VERY carefull..
you need >= 8MB of ram though.
> > Another good project to look at is: FreeSBIE http://www.freesbie.org.
> > They have a nice distribution which boots off of CD, and
> > even has X11 and networking enabled.
> FreeSBIE gives you the opportunity to build a customized FreeBSD live
> cd, with your own package set, thanks to the sh scripts that are the
> main part of the FreeSBIE Project.
> For the near future, FreeSBIE staff plans to release a new FreeSBIE ISO
> every time a FreeBSD Release comes out.
> Best Regards
> Rionda aka Matteo Riondato
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