Subject: Re: ' release' failing
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/09/2006 12:27:44
On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 12:23:03PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> David Laight <> writes:
> > On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 12:50:25AM -0500, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> >> The floppies are too big again:
> >
> > Humm. I keep deleting stuff....  many kb in the last few weeks.
> > I suspect the kernel is bloating fast....
> Why are you bothering to waste your effort on that, when the obvious
> right thing to do is to move to more floppies?

Why are you responding to David's message in such a dismissive way, when
if we can't get the size of the "2.88MB" floppy image under control, our
installation CD won't be able to boot at all on systems that support only
the virtual-floppy El Torito boot method?

  Thor Lancelot Simon	                           

  "We cannot usually in social life pursue a single value or a single moral
   aim, untroubled by the need to compromise with others."      - H.L.A. Hart