[RC5] Idea

Michael Driscoll fenris at frob.ml.org
Mon Nov 24 09:49:59 EST 1997


>     Hmmm...  This makes me wonder about dedicated clients -- machines with 
>     bits and pieces borrowed from a legitimate OS on the machine, but 
>     booted to run the Bovine client exclusively.  I imagein something like 
>     the DOS client, boot (to Protected Mode) code, TCPIP stack from 
>     whatever the machine would normally use...  Surely this could all fit 
>     on a boot floppy...
>            -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at okway.okstate.edu

Build a very minimal Linux system with networking support, put it on a
floppy, and have init=rc564?

Seems that would be the easiest way.  ISTR that someone with DESCHALL or
SolNET had done this, way back when.
		Mike
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