Andy.Tien at sinodynamics.com.tw
Thu May 8 00:03:04 PDT 2003
I have enjoy the picoBSD for a while, but in FreeBSD 5.0 beside bridge
mode , I never succeed compile a image can fit into a 1.44M floppy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eugene Grosbein" <eugen at kuzbass.ru>
To: "Andy Tien" <Andy.Tien at sinodynamics.com.tw>
Cc: <small at freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2003 2:48 PM
Subject: Re: Smallest kernel
> Andy Tien wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > Every one know way to make the smallest kernel which can fit into a
1.44M floppy diskette?
> > I recently make the image into a ISO image burn into a CD-R, but the
old PC can not boot from a CD-ROM, so I will go back using the floppy
diskette to boot. I try to reduce many options but the image still
bigger than 1.44M , other capacity like 1.48M or 1.72M can not boot or
diskette failure regularly.
> You should use PicoBSD to boot from floppy.
> It will compress a kernel and boot it afterwards.
> See /usr/src/release/picobsd.
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