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Re: Net image far too big



On Thu, Apr 17, 2003 at 07:41:31PM +0200, Mario Lang wrote:
> 1. The kernel does not contain floppy support built-in.
> 2. This fails for some USB floppy sitations, which are
> getting more and more common for laptops...

Which can all boot from CD anyway, and would generally prefer to do
so. Seriously, stop obsessing over floppies. They're for legacy support
_only_; if they end up uninternationalised, or have to be two stage,
or use some other kernel, it just doesn't matter.

CD installs, netboot installs, boot-from-existing-OS and maybe USB
disk-key boots are the ones that are interesting these days. Get those
working, and people'll be able to hack around the irritating cases where
they might use floppies today.

Cheers,
aj

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