On Thu, Feb 03, 2000 at 12:22:50AM +0100, Thomas Quinot wrote: > Exactly. I can even say that I had never heard of any MBR in use > on PCs that would take care of booting a floppy drive. This is > simply not the way things are done in the PC universe, except > in Debian. Such fundamental deviation from industry's common > practice MUST be documented, if not deprecated in favor of > compliance to accepted standards. It is not industry standard to run UNIX on PCs -- most PC users run Windows variants. Should we deprecate our use of UNIX or Linux because it is a fundamental deviation from common practice? No? Then why the double standards? Hamish -- Hamish Moffatt VK3SB. CCs of replies on mailing lists are welcome.
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