Subject: Re: To build i386 -current as of yesterday via build.sh -m/etc on i386...
To: David Young <email@example.com>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/20/2006 12:10:29
In message <20060120161016.GF7651@che.ojctech.com>, David Young writes:
>On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 11:50:02AM -0600, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 05:46:33PM -0800, Marc Tooley wrote:
>> > .. I had to increase the floppy disk counts to 3. Whatever overhead's
>> > gone into things recently, it exceeds the size of two floppies by about
>> > 24K in my builds here. I could either strip chroot from it, or build
>> Same here in a build from my local anoncvs mirror last night.
>> > smaller kernels, or both, but currently things are too big for just 2.
>> > Time to increase from 2 to 3 floppies overall, perhaps? :)
>> The 2.88 floppy image is what needs to still work until the el torito
>> HDD emulation thing is working. What's the status of that? These
>> silly failures are getting all too frequent.
>makefs(8) should have been able to create El Torito ISO9660 images for
>many, many weeks, now. Not so?
It would be nice if build.sh could invoke this, or if there was some
standard script to build bootable CDs of distributions.
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb