On 2017-01-26 18:50, Alan Somers wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 4:40 PM, Ngie Cooper (yaneurabeya)
> <yaneurab...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>         I tried upgrading one of my workstations and unfortunately the 
>> freebsd-boot partition is too small (I follow manpage directions, exactly, 
>> and those seem to be too small as of 10.3-RELEASE timeframe), and I don’t 
>> have enough space or ability to resize the partition and make it bigger. So, 
>> I’m in need of a build knob to control the bloat, and/or having an 
>> alternative boot loader without geli/skein/crypto support compiled in. Would 
>> you be opposed to the work?
>> Thanks,
>> -Ngie
> We have this problem at work too.  We deal with it by defining the
> following in src.conf.  The build system already knows about this
> variable, though it isn't in src.conf's manpage.
> -Alan
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Yeah, most of the size is from the GELI support, not Skein, so that is
your best starting place.

I also have some work in progress with tsoome@ to further shrink things
for you.

Allan Jude

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