Bug#30780: Boot floppy support for LS/120?
- To: Steve McIntyre <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
- Subject: Bug#30780: Boot floppy support for LS/120?
- From: Enrique Zanardi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 16 Dec 1998 21:05:46 +0000
- Message-id: <19981216210545.E28582@molec3.@>
- Reply-to: Enrique Zanardi <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>; from Steve McIntyre on Wed, Dec 16, 1998 at 03:37:37PM +0000
- References: <Pine.LNX.firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Wed, Dec 16, 1998 at 03:37:37PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Package: boot-floppies
> Version: 2.1.2
> It would be very nice if the boot-floppies could have some support for the
> LS/120 IDE floppy. It looks like a normal floppy at boot, so that section
> works OK. However, when you try to create a boot floppy near the end of
> the installation process it fails - missing /dev/fd0 maybe?
I don't think so, as it works fine with normal floppies. Are you sure
Linux sees that device as /dev/fd0? It may boot from it, as new BIOSes
can boot from several "non usual" devices, but I guess Linux will see it
as a /dev/hd* device, isn't it?
Enrique Zanardi email@example.com