Subject: Re: What happens when the floppy's too big?
To: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/23/2001 18:39:21
On Fri, 23 Mar 2001, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 01:35:15AM -0500, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
> > I'll try pulling VERBOSE_ and sound stuff out of the kernel config
> > tomorrow in the interest of getting a new snapshot out.
> Unfortunately, that kernel config is already profoundly trimmed
> down.
> There is no VERBOSE included in the INSTALL kernel as it stands, and
> only COMPAT_14 and COMPAT_43. (I'm not too sure why the latter's
> there, but I'm loathe to mess with it.) There also doesn't seem to
> be anything compiled in for awacs, eap, or uaudio (I think those are
> the only audio devices which work on any macppc machine).
> Xavier Humbert ( suggests stripping out
> NFS, but I don't think this is an option for a boot floppy to be
> distributed from the ftp site, since, as I recall, we strongly
> recommend using NFS to install and boot certain macppc machines.
> There is, however, support for usb devices all over the kernel, yet
> I know of no pre-OF 3 machine that shipped with included usb, nor
> any post-OF 3 machine that shipped with a floppy drive. Would
> dropping usb support from the install floppy kernel be too
> horrendous?
> I'm going to do that for now, so that the snapshot can finish (I
> hope). We can always fix up the floppy file (or add others) later.

	Does it really need MFS?

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