> Thanks for the link. Why do I need a "PC running FreeBSD 4.x"? Is that only to
> build the floppy? Is tn5250 lauched straight from floppy or does it run on
> the FreeBSD 4.x PC?

You need FreeBSD to build the floppy and/or customize it for your
environment.   PicoBSD is just a name for "FreeBSD on a floppy."  You need
a FreeBSD PC in order to compile the programs that you're going to put on
that floppy.

After the floppy has been built, everything runs from the floppy.


> The main problem with your solution is that I have no idea how that FreeBSD
> works at all.

Then why did you say you were interested in my solution?

I spent a few hours packaging that tarball up, creating the web page, etc,
so that you could see what I was doing, etc, all because you were
interested in my solution...

> Thanks. I think I'll post a message to the Trinux list as it seems to be
> liked to that distro.

If you've decided that you're going to use Trinux, then that's your best
bet.   I don't know enough about how Trinux works to help you.

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