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Re: ISO Snapshots

From: Mark Valentine <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 2004 23:36:12 +0000

> 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,
not temporary...



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