Subject: Re: i386 floppy no longer fits
To: None <email@example.com>
From: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/09/1999 12:10:46
On Jan 9, 12:58pm, "Perry E. Metzger" wrote:
} John Nemeth <email@example.com> writes:
} > Yes, this is a problem. Although, there aren't that many new
} > drivers. I just looked at all the INSTALL* config files to see if
} > anything could be trimmed. I would say trim COMPAT_1, and have
} It makes virtually no difference, and eliminating the COMPAT_ stuff
} makes it impossible to run software that might already be on your drive.
INSTALL* kernels aren't for running existing software, just
installing and/or emergency recovery. If you were to carry this
argument to the limit, you would have to enable every COMPAT_* option.
}-- End of excerpt from "Perry E. Metzger"