I would like to fit a FreeBSD 4.10 system (not pico or
anything like that) onto a 16 megabyte IDE flash drive.
I thought there was some kind of elegant mechanism
where you could edit make.conf or something, ...
You may be thinking of nanobsd in the -CURRENT tools:
(no doc but the source (makefile really) is pretty simple.)
And perhaps also the discussion on: