Subject: Re: i386 floppy no longer fits
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/1999 16:23:07
John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I think the best approach is to see if the boot floppy can be
> trimmed so that it fits on one floppy again. I really like the single
> boot disk.
That won't work as a long term solution. The disk is going to continue
to grow and there is no reasonable way to trim it. I say this as the
person who created the SSTO concept in the first place.
At best, we can probably by a couple of years by moving to a
boot/kernel disk and a disk that kernel loads its compressed ramdisk