Subject: Re: Failed to build 3.99.8 (installation floppy is too big)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Bernd Ernesti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/04/2005 06:39:05
On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 09:46:38PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 02, 2005 at 12:16:45PM +0700, Ian Zagorskih wrote:
> > buildfloppies.sh: Image is 6144 bytes (6 KB) too big to fit on 2 disks
> My build was working because I hadn't re-instated the isp driver from earlier.
> Recent bloat:
> - the 64bit inode changes
> - changes to ioconf
> - bpf
> - st stats (tape drive)
> I've discovered an extra 4k on the floppies and removed the 'st' driver.
> (i386 doesn't install from tape!)
This is the wrong way.
Now there is no way to boot an install image and use the st driver to restore
something from an backup.