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Bug#69158: boot-floppies: Installer doesn't eject floppies on PowerPC PowerMacs

Package: boot-floppies
Version: 2.2.16-2000-07-20
Severity: normal

After failing to create a boot floppy, the installer continues by
assuming that you did create a boot floppy, and tells you to eject
that floppy before restarting the machine.  On a PowerMac,
however, there is no floppy eject button; the system is supposed
to handle that for you.  Because the boot floppy creation has
failed, the root floppy is still in the drive, and the Mac
realizes the floppy isn't bootable and ejects its itself when

System information

Debian Release: potato
Architecture: powerpc
Kernel: Linux diziet 2.2.16-foo #2 Mon Jun 12 17:14:16 PDT 2000 ppc

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