DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-01
Re: ISO Snapshots
> From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sat 17 Jan, 2004
> Subject: Re: ISO Snapshots
> I think the bootstrap issues can be addressed as we get nearer to
> our first release (in June or July).
> At the moment I think they need to be set aside, primarily because it
> tends to disrupt other necessary installation/boot management work (e.g.
> from the FreeBSD folks experience trying to constantly fit the kernel
> onto a floppy).
Even the four year old system I run DragonFly -CURRENT on has VGA, PXE _and_
El Torito capabilities!
I simply wanted to point out that boot floppies aren't yet extinct in the
real world, and I hope we can cover this requirement _somehow_ when it's time
to roll a release. It's all too easy for a temporary measure to become, well,
"Tigers will do ANYTHING for a tuna fish sandwich."
"We're kind of stupid that way." *munch* *munch*