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Re: sysinst with Lua support

Am 03.11.13 16:46, schrieb Izumi Tsutsui:
>> Some ports use a floppy format that allows the image to be split 
>> over many floppies.  The format is called ustarfs, and is based on 
>> a split tar archive.  Some of the code to build the floppies is 
>> in src/distrib/common/Makefile.tarfloppy.
>> Those ports that do not already use Makefile.tarfloppy could be 
>> changed to do so.  The ports that already use Makefile.tarfloppy 
>> might need the number of floppies to be incremented.
> The problem is not so simple:
>  - atari ports also supports "loadbsd" command for T-OS (Atari's native OS)
>    and it loads kernel from MS-DOS format floppy (no way to split)
>  - sparc ports doesn't have ustarfs floppy support (yet)
>  - some ports has restriction of kernel size (i.e. ramdisk size),
>    not floppy size

For such ports, could sysinst be put on an extra floppy?  I.e. the
bootable floppy would would, after booting, output something like "put
floppy B in drive A.  Press any key to continue.",

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