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Bug#34181: Adding 720kb floppy support for i386

Ysgrifennodd edward@hairnet.demon.co.uk ar Sat, Mar 06, 1999 at 09:48:29PM +0000:
> On Sat, 06 Mar, 1999, Edward John M. Brocklesby wrote:
> > I wish that boot floppies could support 720kb disks :) It would be nice if this
> > was included in the next version.
> I am curious, do you have some machines without high density disk drives you
> want to install debian on?

Well, kind of. I have found myself in the situation a couple of times, where I
can read 1.44Mb disks, but not write them. It then becomes very hard to
install. The only other way would be to have a set of 1.44Mb install disks on
hand at all times - but that is a bit inconvienient.

Diolch, Edward.

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