Subject: Re: Switching i386/amd64 to native CD-based installation?
To: None <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Havard Eidnes <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/04/2005 10:12:13
> >> I have lots of hardware running with 32MB,
> > You probably should use a *TINY variant then.
> 32MB is now considered "tiny"?!

I don't think that's what he said.  I think the context mentioned
12MB, and that such machines could not be installed/upgraded using
the two-floppy images.

> I am...well, pretty much speechless.

Well, a GENERIC i386 kernel currently weighs in at 8359807 bytes,
with sizes:

   text    data     bss     dec     hex filename
7156796  299568  362452 7818816  774e40 netbsd-GENERIC


- H=E5vard