Subject: Re: Network drivers in "INSTALL_TINY" (was: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/i386/conf)
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/05/2005 12:47:59
On 7/5/05, Steven M. Bellovin <> wrote:
> In message <>, Matthias Scheler wr=
> >
> >No problem. But you'll have to pick another card whose drive is commente=
> >out in "INSTALL_TINY". I tried to to remove only el(0) but it wasn't eno=
> Looking longer term, I wonder how hard it would be to build an INSTALL
> disk generator.  That is, the user fills out a web page, and in return
> receives some dynamically generated floppy images.
> There are obvious issues with denial of service, load, etc.  But we're
> really tight for space now, and the usual answer, every time this comes
> up, is "build your own".  Could we do that for people?
>                 --Steven M. Bellovin,

This is a cool idea. I think Plan9 does this, are there any other
examples? This kind of thing totally eliminates the need for these