Re: boot floppy problems
Okay, I am still messing with one of the screwed systems. I'll
take notes on the old FDC with hamm installation disk.
On 3 Mar 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> John, please run the "hamm" installation floppy and see what problems
> still exist. Now is the time when we need to hear from people with
> odd hardware.
> > OK , right. This particular error still allowed a boot
> > (sometimes, I think.) But I got strange behavior after that. For instance
> > fdisk gave some kind of errors about "last cylinder" (?) And I
> > attrtibuted this to the boot warning Fdisk on the same disk , same
> > partitions, but in newer hardware gives no such problems.
> > So this is probably not a bootdisk problem.
> > I have an old floppy controller out of a 386 which won't run the format
> > command used when making the boot disk during the installation procedure.
> > I guess that may not be a rescue disk problem either.
G John Lapeyre <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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