Subject: Re: Installing NetBSD on a low-memory 486
To: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/2000 10:22:26
On Sun, Oct 08, 2000 at 01:53:14PM -0400, John Hawkinson wrote:
> I don't see how that could work -- the boot loader shouldn't decide
> based on the name of hte file, and there's no other way for the boot loader
> to get capability information from the kernel.
It knows how much memory is left once the kernel is loaded and decompressed.
Maybe it could print a warning if the free memory is below a limit.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr