Subject: Re: System configuration utility
To: Robert V. Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 09/29/1998 16:24:08
On 29 Sep 1998, Robert V. Baron wrote:
: > Ross has built this really cool "ustarfs" support in libsa that will
: > allow us to boot off of a multi-volume tar archive on a couple of
: > floppies. That will give us plenty of room for doing very user
: On the one hand this is good. But on the otherhand FreeBSD does a
: pretty sophisticated install using one floppy. Why do WE need more
: than one.
On the third hand, NetBSD runs on platforms such as alpha where executables
can be up to _eight_ times as large as their i386 counterparts. Compressed,
they could conceivably still be 2-3x the size.
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)