Subject: Re: Ideas on one-floppy installation
To: Dave Burgess <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/20/1994 07:57:15
: As I recall, in Minix the uMFS was loaded by default (???) and then used
: for the /bin and /dev directories.  If he could do it in 640K, we should
: be able to do it in 4 Meg; right?

I think if we're going to have an OS that runs in 2Meg (that's right; I
was the bozo who tried it on my old Compaq 386-sx16 w/2MB and 20meb IDE)
then I think it should also install in 2Meg. If it needs 4 meg to install
then we shouldn't care whether it runs in anything less...

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