Re: miboot net-install floppies too big
Op 07-10-2006 om 12:33 schreef rob rob:
> well to be honest that was a typo, I actually have no idea about
> bootloaders and meant to say, number 3, that I would like to help whoever
> is working on the boot floppies to fix the problem. I never was good at
> multiple choice.
> Anyways, I managed to mount the floppies after having considerable
> difficulties finding out that they are cramfs. I saw that there are
> firewire modules in there. Is that really necessary. I mean as far as I can
> remember no old world macs had firewire built in. You could of course
> install a pci card but is anyone out there really using that to get in the
> net? My suggestion is to get rid of firewire support for netinstall.
Seems a reasonable size reduction to me ...
> However, during my investigations I also found following:
> Thats the last build of the net-install.img and it ends with an error. So
> maybe the problem isn't only with the size. So my extremely intelligent
> question is, well actually I don't have one, but maybe someone can say why
> the image isn't being built properly.
says indeed only:
| BUILDING IMAGE FOR build_powerpc_floppy_net-drivers
| make: `dest/powerpc/floppy/net-drivers.img' is up to date.
I would expect more output from a good build.
Would adding a `make clean` help?