Subject: Re: Options MEMORY_DISK_SERVER
To: None <>
From: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/30/2007 18:25:22
On Sun, Dec 30, 2007 at 12:22:02PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> Joerg Sonnenberger <> writes:
> > how much does that option still make sense and do we need it for the
> > install floppies? Compressed netbsd kernel diff is 100 byte on AMD64,
> > so would just dropping it overflow floppies on other platforms?
> Could you refresh our memories on what the option does? I once
> understood this well, but it has been some years since I did the SSTO
> install system (i.e. our current installer on x86) and I no longer
> remember all the details.

It skips some code I think for the userland to control memory disk. It
is only set for the install floppies and I don't think it is required
for them.