Subject: Re: SPARCstation boot (Zip) disk
To: port-sparc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andy Ball <email@example.com>
Date: 12/28/2002 22:04:50
CS> You could easily get an X terminal in under 50MB.
> Stick the fonts on a server, add some swap space and
> you'd be set for an X terminal on a 110MB Zip drive.
As I mentioned to Brian, I won't be trying that on this
particular machine. That said, I'm interested in knowing
For example: is it practical to build an X terminal from a
machine with just read-only media (say a CD-ROM drive)? How
much of the filesystem could be mounted read-only and what
would need to be copied to a RAM disk?
- Andy Ball.