On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 04:03:43AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 11:26:40AM +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> > Until you have to leave something essential out and then we are SOL. For
> > alpha I could think of only supporting CD installs, and drop floppies
> > altogether. This follows DECs/CPQs convention of only supporting OS installs
> Only after someone spends the time to fix src/release/Makefile to produce
> a boot image intended for CDROM booting.  There is no reason we cannot
> have a 5 MB CD-ROM boot kernel image on the Alpha.  Thus we would not


> need to cut anything out.  JKH signed up to do this (poke, poke :-)), but
> that has yet to happen.  Do you know what the size limit is for the
> CD-ROM boot image on Alpha(SRM)?

I don't know of any size limit. Tru64 install CDs have 10MB (or so) kernels
on them.

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