Subject: Re: Network drivers in "INSTALL_TINY"
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/06/2005 11:35:19
"Steven M. Bellovin" <email@example.com> writes:
> 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.
I've proposed that in the past.
> 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?
We could, but I think it would probably be easier to do an INSTALL
disk generator script that people run on their own machine. Since we
can do cross builds from a variety of OSes it should be an acceptable
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org