DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-11
Re: snapshots are broken
-On [20031103 11:12], Matthew Dillon (dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> Well, if you only need the storage capacity of a floppy then there
> are plenty of alternatives that are re-writable. Compact flash in
> an IDE adapter, for example.
USB memory sticks.
I need to see how I could make this more approachable for multiple
people and useful for the project.
> Hmm. Doesn't PXE have a UDP packet interface? We might be able to
> implement a remote 'block' device (that isn't tftp) and use that as
> our 'disk' on machines with PXE. Or a kernel-only boot could use UDP
> to access the 'disk' via the network. Hmm. hmmm.
>:> * netboot (PXE), or
>:Assuming you have a second machine which has all the needed stuff to
>:make this feasible.
> I have funds sufficient to get two small (sub $300) boxes,
> e.g. like the EPIA boxes, each month. If people need second machines
> we can create a waiting list prioritized by need and I can fund an
> effort to get everyone a second development system to make messing
> around easier. I can't provide screens, those are hell to ship,
> but maybe a screen/kb/mouse switcher for those who need it.
Thankfully I am blessed with having enough funds to have enough hardware
as it is. ;)
Mmm, I should be counting my days though, given I am going to propose to
my gf next week...
I am sure others could appreciate such a thing, Eirik is a student for
example, I'm sure his income is pretty drastically low.
Same will go for Hiten.
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