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Re: build failure on ia32

Erik Andersen <andersen@codepoet.org> writes:

> Well, since we have to mount the target fs, we already have to pay most of the
> price for ext2 anyways (the size of mkfs.ext2 and the size of the kernel ext2
> code).   So switching to minixfs isn't going to save us all that much.  If we
> are going to bother with changing filesystems, IMHO only cramfs really makes
> sense.  Redhat switched their installer to using cramfs and apparently gained
> quite a lot of space that way...

We could try that if we have to, but I would dread it....  I don't
think all the kernel-image packages have that, and waiting for new
kernel-images and modules sometimes takes several months.

...Adam Di Carlo..<adam@onshore-devel.com>...<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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