Subject: Re: Optimizing for space and Phoenix binary
To: Leonardo Boiko <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bruno Delbono <email@example.com>
Date: 11/07/2002 15:21:06
1 GB should be more than sufficient for NetBSD + Mozilla + X11
Bruno Saverio Delbono
----- Original Message -----
From: Leonardo Boiko <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thursday, November 7, 2002 3:13 pm
Subject: Optimizing for space and Phoenix binary
> Hello. I'm a brazilian CS student and Debian user who has been
> flirting with
> NetBSD for some time. I'm impressed with the minimalism,
> consistency and
> good documentation of the system. I was in the process of
> a cheap
> computer with spare parts to play with NetBSD; my goal was to
> finish it before
> my Operating Systems course next year, so I could study the code.
> But my main hard disk failed, so I had to take the spare 1GB HD
> my main
> workstation. Since this space is too little for Debian, I decided
> to run NetBSD
> right now.
> I installed and configured everything successfully, and I'm very
> happy with the OS, but I'm short of disk space. I'd like to hear
> considerations and tips about optimizing space; links to reading
> material are welcome.
> I can't compile the Phoenix browser because it needs a lot of
> sources, so I'm stick with phoenix-linux. Is someone working in a
> precompiled package?
> Leonardo Boiko
> "Doko ni datte... hito wa tsunagatte iru."
> (No matter where, people are all connected)