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Re: Boot floppies of RC1 broken for VAIO laptop

On Friday 01 December 2006 23:05, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> I just tried to boot a vaio laptop (z505je) with the etch boot
> floppies. While it worked well with sarge floppies, I get with the RC1
> boot floppy (the same with the latest daily build):
> Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44 M
> floppy0: no floppy controllers found
> Cannot load floppy module
> Giving up!
> The z505 comes with an USB floppy.

The problem is that the 2.6.18 kernel is so big that we cannot fit the USB 
drivers on the boot floppy anymore. So unfortunately we've had to drop 
support for both USB floppy drives and USB keyboards.


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