Subject: Re: Options MEMORY_DISK_SERVER
To: Joerg Sonnenberger <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/30/2007 19:47:18
On Sun, 30 Dec 2007, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> I am asking if it creates a problem for the install floppies, because I
> want to remove the option. It is just another mostly useless switch and
> it makes it harder to drop having separate INSTALL kernels. Note that on
> i386 and amd64 the main INSTALL kernel is already not size limited, but
> that's different for other architectures.

I've been fighting size limits in the past, and while I and NetBSD are 
currently not in trouble, I'd appreciate if we could continue to offer 
switches to shrink things -- sometimes even a few hundred bytes count.

Why do you want to remove the option?

  - Hubert