Subject: RE: Lower ended drive sizes?
To: Gregg C Levine <>
From: Jenkins, Graham K [IBM GSA] <>
List: port-i386
Date: 09/25/2000 14:23:19
I have several machines configured as Xterminals using less than 100Mb.  So
should be able to get away with less than that - depending on whether you
compilers, etc.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	John F. Woods []
> Sent:	Monday, 25 September 2000 2:16 pm
> To:	Gregg C Levine
> Cc:	NetBSD Port-I386
> Subject:	Re: Lower ended drive sizes? 
> At a bare minimum, if you don't want the system sources, I think you can
> probably get by with around 240MB plus swap space and temp space.  (My
> root
> partition is using 67MB, and /usr (after discounting X11, sources, and
> /usr/pkg) uses around 171MB.)  The useful /usr/pkg items could bloat that
> by
> 2-300 MB, depending on your tastes.
> I know that I ran NetBSD very comfortably for a long time on a 699MB
> drive.
> Certainly any drive that's even remotely new is likely to be plenty large
> enough for at least a spartan text editing system.