Re: net-fetch in cvs
In message <20000101111843.A1607@qahwah.localnet> you wrote:
> net-fetch is in CVS. There are still open issues:
> * nice messages to the user
> * when those messages are defined, then i need to enclose them in _("")
> and translations can be made
> * we may want to put some ethernet drivers on the root-disk, so
> everything can be installed over the internet (without this the user
> cannot install the operating system and modules via the internet, only
> the base system then).
Um, no, I'd rather not bother. This is too wierd and i386-specific.
A better way would be to have a 'ethernet pci flavor' i386 kernel which
removes some stuff (i.e., I think the FPU/387 emulator and other
things can be removed on modern i386 systems, MCA, etc etc.) but adds
common PCI ethernet drivers.
> * code needs to be cleaned, but this is more important to me than for
yeah, well, dbootstrap in general needs cleaning -- so long as the
code is maintainable I wouldn't worry about it.
> See the 'nf_test' (cd utilities/dbootstrap/;make nf_test) program for a
Ok, folks, have at it!!
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>