Subject: Re: Failed to build 3.99.8 (installation floppy is too big)
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/05/2005 19:13:56
In article <> wrote:

> > - file-system KERNFS (other ports use /sbin/dmesg in ramdisk)
> Saves ~5500

i386 ramdiskbin doesn't include /sbin/dmesg, so we should prepare
some space for it (maybe much smaller than 5k).

> > - le* at pci? (superseded by pcn* at pci?)
> Saves ~1800, although removing pcn instead would save ~5800

I guess le* at pci? doesn't support MII (and may have problem on vmware).

> Removing COMPAT_xx for xx <=16
> Saves ~840

I'm afraid someone complains that he has an old binary for recovery,
but now INSTALL has "no options EXEC_AOUT" so it seems okay to remove
COMPAT_14 and prior.
Izumi Tsutsui