Re: No floppy drive - sarge
On Sun, Jul 13, 2003 at 01:15:00AM -0400, Jason Ansel wrote:
> 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
> 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)
> Jason Ansel