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Re: Floppy support - proposed changes

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 04:04:55PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> > - I'd like to see two separate templates for the first driver floppy
> >   and for any further driver floppies. The second template should be
> >   something like "Load drivers from another floppy?".
> >   The default from that template could even vary: "Yes" if last floppy
> >   was a -1 image, "No" if last floppy was a "-2" image.
> Silvain is currently working on this.

> In the mean time I've merged all his changes into trunk and these are 
> ready to be committed when the last patch comes in.
> I've tested that the floppies build from trunk and also tested the 
> resulting floppies.
> It looks like we don't actually need two separate cd-driver floppies at 
> the moment:
> Filesystem        1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
> cd-drivers-1.img       1412       601       811  43% /media/cdrom0
> cd-drivers-2.img       1412       711       701  51% /media/cdrom0
> Sylvain: wouldn't it be better to just combine those into a single image?

> The only thing we probably also need to do is add the copyright 
> information for cpio in the debian/copyright for rootskel.
> Sylvain: could you look into that too please?
> I'm confident we can commit this today and so have floppies for i386 
> available again tomorrow.
i hope it is 23:58 ;)
> How long that will remain the case is the question as space on the boot 
> floppy is already extremely tight:
> Filesystem        1K-blocks      Used Available Use% Mounted on
> boot.img               1424      1408        16  99% /media/cdrom0
i do not know, i do not have a usb keyboard, so if you could test it, instead remove
the udeb in pkg-lists
> And as it already does not include the usb-discover udeb, USB keyboard 
> support is possibly broken...
> Cheers,


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