Subject: Re: Size of boot floppies
To: Rob Leland <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: amiga
Date: 11/16/1995 21:45:03
> > It appears that the current code to build boot floppies
> > assumes that you have a HD drive. Has anyone looked at
> > whether it is still possible to build 880K floppies?

I'd vote for an 88k-install-floppy... :-)

> Assuming a new installation...
> I imagine that instead of copying just instbin to the floppy, we
> could copy instbin.gz and gzip statically linked to the floppy.

I guess you'll need some sort of /bin/sh too, which will execute a script doing
the unzipping and mounting of /tmp ... oh, and prolly some mount_mfs. :>


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