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Re: woody boot floppies

On Tue, Jan 09, 2001 at 01:56:40PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote:

> > the drawback is that it is _yet another flavour_, and currently,
> > reiserfs is available only for the i386 architecture.
> Why should it be another flavor?  Why not just a modification to the
> existing flavors?  Is there something about reiserfs which makes it
> incompatible 

reiserfs is _big_ when compiled statically into the kernel.

soif reiserfs is simply added to the kernel, evenwith bzImage, it it too
large. this requires things to be taken out. to minimize impact, i have
made it a seperate flavour, considiering that ReiserFS needs to be
patched into the linux.org kernel anyway.


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