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Re: bug in install

Ben Pfaff <pfaffben@msu.edu> writes:

> "Phillip R. Jaenke" <prj@nls.net> writes:
>    Folks, there's a nasty ugly bug at install that's pissing me off.
> [...]
>    Install expects the 'rescue' disk you provide with the kernel on it to be
>    *EXT2*. 
>    The rescue disk is NOT ext2. It is either msdos, minix, or syslinux. Never
>    ext2.
> No, Debian uses ext2.  There is no reason not to use ext2.

Some architectures use ext2 and some use minix.  In potato, all willl
use ext2, I think.

Phillip, please let me know which version of the boot floppies you are
using, and which architecture.  I've never heard of this problem, but
I assure you the current (slink) rescue disks do work (um, unless
perhaps you have an adaptec driver).

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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