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SubjectRe: Minix filesystem.
On 14 May 96 at 16:34, Simon Josefsson wrote:

>
> Should the minix file-system really be defaulted to yes in the configuration?
>
> The Configuration.help-file says "Everyone should say Y or M so that they are
> able to read this common floppy format" -- perhaps change it to something like
> ""Minix is a common floppy format, say Y or M if you think you have use for
> it""? Many people doesn't use the floppy all that often -- and it isn't so
> diffucult to say Y if you want to use it on a ram-disk.
>
> If the Configuration.help-file is correct, the minix-filesystem enlarges the
> kernel with 25KB -- imho that alone is enough to make it default to No.
>
> "Lets all kill this one, just say N" would probably generate to much flames for
> me to handle, so i'm not going to mention that one.. ;)

Somehow you can stuff more on a minix floppy than on an ext2 floppy.
Maybe that's the point for the past. Compressed ramdisk may change
things now.

>
> // JaS

Ulrich


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