Subject: Re: no installing any kernels in a release binary/kernel directory.
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 07/06/2001 11:20:49
On Fri, 6 Jul 2001, Simon Burge wrote:
: The following patch adds the ability for a port not to install any
: kernels at all in a release's binary/kernel directory.
: The pmax port doesn't need any extra model-specific kernels - the one
: in the "kern" set is good on all models. From reading release(7), a
: netbsd.GENERIC.gz isn't mandatory, and there's no use adding another
: megabyte or do to the distribution that is effectively dead wood.
Actually, I don't like the fact that we use a "kern" set at all, because
some architectures really *need* the user to select a kernel usable on the
I'd personally rather see sysinst changed to pull the kernel from
binary/kernels, rather than kern.tgz.
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