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SubjectRe: IPV4 as module?
On Sun, 8 Feb 2004, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
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> > PS. Many modern PCs wave now only CD drive .. one CD can fit much
> > more than kernel image and all kernel modules. So step your quostion path
> > it will be "much more correct" ask why the hell kernel is (still ?)
> > modular (?) 8^>
>
> That's not all correct. You can fit 700 MB data on a CD-ROM, but booting
> is still emulated from a 1.44 MB floppy (or some other floppy/HDD
> images, but many BIOSses won't accept those (or handle them correctly)).

Yes but you can also boot from from CD fron 2.88MB FD image and all this
can be allocated for kernel (+modules for initrd) and all rest CD space
can be allocated as root fs :)

kloczek
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