Subject: Re: Minimal NetBSD
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Henry Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/23/2000 18:37:41
> Seeing someone's recent post about a 3Mb 386 machine has
This is almost hopeless. Just one more Mb memory to 4Mb would
help, but really impossible as a user machine. For a dedicated
ipf/nat machine, might be okay if light load.
> My immediate reaction was to wonder if I could install a
> very minimal BSD on the 170Mb and use the 40Mb for swap
170Mb and 40Mb will work nicely.
I still use early 486 notebooks with 120Mb total disk space for
serial consoles and the like. Only install kern, base, etc, misc
and text. Build a custom kernel on another machine (no need to
move disks around, just ftp it or copy from a floppy). To build
a custom kernel on the machine itself, you can just barely do it