Subject: Re: building floppies problems
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/15/2001 23:15:21
On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Brett Lymn wrote:
> >create ./dist/etc_obsolete: file system full
> Yes, the recent change to increase the number of partitions we can
> handle has blown out the number of inodes required by the /dev
> directory. This is a real problem.
I am trying to build a floppy disk set and a rescue disk. Do I need the
Also when building why does it do INSTALL and then INSTALL_TINY? Can't I
just choose what I want built? (I don't want everything.)
Where is the description/definition/documentation for each of the
directories (other than figuring out Makefiles)?
Any ideas on how can I workaround this inode problem?
> No, all linked to the same thing - note that the inode number is the
> same for every file and the link count is > 1. There is only one
> binary file which is called ramdiskbin, most of the bins on the floppy
> are hard linked to this because it saves space.
I just realized that they were all hard links. I am beginning to see how
crunchgen works. Pretty interesting.
A related question: Do I always need to set RELEASEDIR and DESTDIR in the
Jeremy C. Reed