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Re: Slink CDs - boot floopy images?



On Thu, Nov 26, 1998 at 07:21:02PM +0000, Tom Lees wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 26, 1998 at 04:18:40PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> > On Thu, 26 Nov 1998, Enrique Zanardi wrote:
> > 
> > >On Thu, Nov 26, 1998 at 03:17:53PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> > >[...]
> > >> Everything now runs fine (if people want to see the script, for an 
> > >example
> > >> or criticism, please ask) except the very last stage. The first two 
> > >images
> > >> are not created, as the only boot images available are 1743K and mkhybrid
> > >> will not cope with these. Is there a newer version that will, or is this
> > >> genuinely a bug from the boot floppies and we should have some 1440K disk
> > >> images?
> > >
> > >There's a newer boot-floppies version that provides 1440k disk images.
> > >Unluckily, the Southern Europe <-> US link has been dropping more than
> > >60% of my TCP/IP packages every time I've tried to upload that version
> > >since last saturday. The good news are that I can't blame it on my LAN
> > >anymore... ;-)
> > >
> > >I will try again tonight, and if it fails will use chiark's or erlangen's
> > >queues.
> > 
> > Is there any chance you could put it up for ftp somehwere else before
> > then? I'm trying to get some CDs written to test with this afternoon...
> 
> I've improved my mkhybrid patches some more and written a
> (very simple) image selector. I don't know if it works completely,
> but this will enable you to put up a menu saying:-
> 
> Debian GNU/Linux 2.0
>  1. Standard kernel
>  2. Tecra kernel
> 
> When the CDs are booted, rather than one image per CD. I'll post the diffs,
> and upload to experimental if you want.

Go to: http://www.lpsg.demon.co.uk/debian/misc.html to find this info.

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