Subject: Re: the floppy size problem
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Zafer Aydogan <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/25/2006 23:13:11
I need the floppy images, but the size doesn't matter.
For example 5.76 MB would be fine (2x 2.88)


2006/12/25, Steven M. Bellovin <>:
> Would it make sense to split the INSTALL kernel by time frame?  How
> many machines have both EISA and USB, for example?  (Aside: is there
> anything I can put into my /etc/mk.conf file to get rid of the floppy
> generation when doing ' release'?  Some of my machines don't
> even have floppy drives; I've never even used the drive on most of the
> ones that do, and may not even have any usable blank floppies in the
> house.  I'm not saying we should delete the technology from our build
> frameworks; I am saying that I have no use for it and it's the single
> biggest cause of "I can't build -current or 4.2betaN today" that I
> experience.)
>                 --Steve Bellovin,