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Re: No floppy drive - sarge

On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 01:15:00AM -0400, Jason Ansel wrote:
> Hi,
> I do not have a floppy disk drive (gasp!!!) and the sarge mini-cd 
> install seems to have big problems with that.  When I hit the step 
> asking to detect cd/floppy it gives me an error message about not 
> finding a good driver for my (non-existant)floppy drive.  I tell it that 
> no i dont want to find a driver for my floppy and get back to the main 
> screen.
> At this point it seems all well and good, ive got past the "floppy 
> detection" phase.  But when i go into almost any other step having to do 
> with hardware(, like mounting my cd, detecting my network card, etc) i 
> get a flashback where it again fails to find my floppy drive.  And this 
> often causes the entire other step to fail.
> Finding this mythical floppy drive seems to get stuck on some queue of 
> tasks that need to be done, and each time it fails it just gets stuck 
> back on the queue.

Thanks for reporting this.

Please file a bugreport about it (http://www.debian.org/Bugs/Reporting)
so it wouldn't be forgotten (and you will have to state the versionnumber)

> Thanks,
> Jason Ansel

Geert Stappers

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