5.3: /stand/ versus /rescue/ ? Gzip kernel by default...

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Wed Oct 6 20:08:53 PDT 2004

Jose M Rodriguez said:
> John Baldwin wrote
>> Take care of:
>>  - it only takes ~2 MB of your rootfs.
> About a year ago a lot of people didn't want
> /rescue because of a lack of space in some of the
> older root slices. This would free up a little bit
> of room from a lot of programs that are likely
> duplicated in /rescue. Getting rid of /stand might
> make a little difference.

In support of these people, I'm often surprised
that the kernel in /boot/kernel/kernel is not by
default gzipped, which saves another ~1 Mb or so
in my case, and probably similar in general case.


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