Subject: Re: BSD Licenses
To: Hubert Chen <>
From: Kenneth Knight <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 03/28/1994 21:11:12
>In message <>you scrawled:
> >
> >Yes, I agree that the tar files should fit on floppies.  Would 1.4M
> >be enough, or would everyone also want 800k? Compression support has
> >been added to the installer, so the next release may be considerably
> >easier to transport.  Plus, the installer already accepts split tar
> >files (thanks to Brad), so reconstruction is not necessary.
>I don't think people need 800k floppies. The only macs to come with
>800k drives are the Plus, and early SE's, which don't have MMU's
>anyways. So the only way someone would need an 800k floppy is if they
>had SE's upgraded to SE/30's without the superdrive upgrade and they
>wanted to urn MacBSD. Pretty miminal segment of the population if you
>ask me..

This is not correct. Mac IIs only suppor the 800k floppy. I think this is
also the case with the IIfx, but I can't remember right now. 

  ** Ken **