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Re: cd-drivers.img file - file reading error

On Sat, Jan 14, 2006 at 05:24:04PM +0000, Mark Record wrote:
> Dear Debian developers,
> Over Christmas2005 I have attempted to install Debian an an old intel 
> machine. It does not support booting from CD. Every thing went OK till I 
> tried to make a floppy disk from the "cd-drivers.img file". I didn't 
> have a Linux or DOS machine available so I downloaded a trial version of 
> - WinImage Version 8.0.8000 written by Gilles Vollant. This worked fine 
> when I made floppy images from "boot.img" & "root.img" files. However 
> when I attempted to make a floppy from "cd-drivers.img file" WinImage 
> reported an error reading the file.
> I tried downloading several Debian installation disks for Intel x96 but 
> had the same problem with each version of the "cd-drivers.img file". I 
> suspect that there is something wrong with this image file. Please check 
> it over. It would be a shame if people get put off Debian by this minor 
> problem.

Have you instructions how to reproduce the error that you see?
(things I miss are the URL from which the cd-drivers.img is downloaded
and _when_ the error occures (during writting the floppy or during install))

> Thanks for all your work,
> Mark Record

Geert Stappers

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