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Re: Essential bloat [was: Debian on CDROM]

"Craig H. Block" <pdxsj@pacbell.net> writes:

> >
> >If nobody in his right mind uses disks anymore, why do we have 1.2M and
> >1.44M floppy images?
> >
> Even though most systems are capable of reading iso9660 CD's, they can't
> always boot from them.  Booting from CD is a relatively modern concept and
> even some newer systems have trouble with it.  Although, I think its
> probably time to get rid of the 1.2 images now, at least for i386.

Yes for booting, but not installation. I have a rescue and drivers
disk ready at hand when installing a system, but not the base
disks. Theres allways more conftable way, even via plip or serial
link. :)

May the Source be with you.

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