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Re: APUS Debian Boot-Floppies Images and bugs

On Tue, 15 May 2001, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 08:26:44AM -0500, Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> > On Mon, May 14, 2001 at 01:05:03PM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> > > 
> > > I don't know if it is possible to enable such a per subarch warning (altough
> > > it may be common the the m68K/amiga folk).
> > Floppys on m68k are completely useless AFAIK. Since Amigalilo is not
> > supported by Debian, who needs floppies anyways when everything comes on CD? 
> Well, you may want to use floppies nonetheless, suppose you have a frechly
> bought harddisk to install from. Imagine the following scenario (if you have
> 1.4MB floppies, that is).
>  - you have one rescue floppy, bootable and formated in amiga style (is that
>    possible for 1.4MB ones ?). On this floppy you put your gzipped kernel, the

You cannot boot from 1.4 MB floppies, only from 880 kB or 1760 kB floppies.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
							    -- Linus Torvalds

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