Re: Can Debian install from a UMSDOS filesystem?
On Tue, 5 Nov 1996, Syrus Nemat-Nasser wrote:
> I imagine that you can do this. During beta testing of 1.1, I
> copied the entire binary hierarchy to a DOS partiton. I mounted
> this partition and then ran dselect pointed at the appropriate
> binary directory. I don't think it matters if you use UMSDOS or
> any other mountable filesystem. You just need to know how to mount
> it. If necessary, you might need to execute the insmod command to
> load the appropriate filesystem support.
Since UMSDOS support is a kernel configuration option, I figured
it would depend on what support was compiled into the install
kernel. (Bruce? :-)
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