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Re: More graphical boot floppies issues

On Sun, 28 Mar, 1999, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> 1. Does anyone have a good idea how to integrate the graphical
>    graphical boot floppies into the top-level Makefile?  There's only
>    one thing that really has to change: the building of root.bin.
>    dbootstrap has to be built linked to bogl instead of newt.  Oh and
>    of course a 2.2.x kernel has to be used.
> 2. I'm trying to strip down a 2.2.4 kernel enough that it can actually
>    fit on a floppy along with the root.bin image.  So far, I've had to
>    sacrifice a few things:
> 	math emulation

I still install on some 386s around here that need math emulation, I think I
will probably use the non-graphical disk.

> 	Micro Channel support

sounds ok

> 	VGA text console

what does this actually mean? can we still get a console to fix problems?

> 	etc.
>    Is this cool with everyone, or will I have to move to a boot
>    floppy/root floppy approach for sure?

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