Subject: Re: Boot block size
To: maximum entropy <>
From: Leo Weppelman <>
List: port-atari
Date: 01/04/1999 11:33:50
On Thu 31 Dec 1998, maximum entropy wrote:
> >Date: Wed, 30 Dec 1998 22:26:29 +0100
> >From: Leo Weppelman <>
> >   - Check if we can get away with install filesystems > 1MB, so we can try
> >     to get sysinst running.
> This looks trivial...I would expect that increasing the sizes in
> md_root.c would do it.  All the code for reading a filesystem split
> over several floppies is already there.  What am I missing?

Last time I tried this malloc failed - on a 4MB TT030 that was. I suspect
someone tries to round the chunk size to a power of 2...

> >So if you are bored ;-)
> Wishful usual there's a million things I'd like to get
> done, and little time to do any of it.  But since you seem to agree
> that some of these ideas are worthwhile, I'll gladly spend what time I
> can poking at it.

Sounds familiar.... happy poking ;-)