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
> VGA text console
what does this actually mean? can we still get a console to fix problems?
> Is this cool with everyone, or will I have to move to a boot
> floppy/root floppy approach for sure?
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