Subject: Re: Number of ptys in INSTALL kernels
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/26/2000 17:57:44
On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Frank van der Linden wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 24, 2000 at 11:15:09PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> > 	Should we standardise all INSTALL kernels with two ptys?
> INSTALL kernels don't need any ptys at all, there's nothing on
> the install floppies that uses them.
> I'm about to check in a re-arranged version of the i386 install floppies
> (and some mods to the i386 install kernels), and I removed ptys alltogether
> to save some memory, which was needed (at least on low-memory systems).

	I thought they were requires to get the output from the processes
	run by sysinst - or has something changed in that area?

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