Re: "Make boot floppy failed"
Are there certain details I need to give to get a
reply? I looked for the dbootstrap package at debian.org, but I guess it isn't one, even though the message on a virtual console is "dbootstrap: Make boot floppy failed..."
--- bri r <email@example.com>
>This is my first exposure to Debian, although I have used Red Hat for about a year.
>I got Debian 2.2r3 "Espy" through CheapBytes.com and the install goes fine until I try "Make Boot Floppy" screen. Then it formats the disk and gives the error message "Make Boot Floppy Failed..." I tried many floppies with the write-protect off. I tried redoing the whole process again after verifying my floppy drive still works. Any suggestions? I haven't found anything on the web or mailing list archives about this.
>My system is:
>Pentium 150 with 256KB cache and 48 Megs of RAM
>Western Digital UDMA-66 15Gb harddrive with first Gb containing Windows 95.
>1 floppy drive.
>1 IOmega Parallel Port Zip Drive
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