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Re: Woody Freeze Plans - Progress Report

On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 08:53:27AM -0400, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2001 at 12:50:16PM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen <janneke@gnu.org> was heard to say:
> > Nobody uses floppies anymore, we should focus on the boot-cd, imho.
>   As someone else pointed out, the floppies and cds are generated from the
> same code.
>   That aside, people (like myself) with a fast net connection *will*
> actually use floppies to bootstrap the install; it's easier to make a
> floppy image than to make a CD image, especially if you don't have a
> CD burner.
>   Daniel
It a bad idea(tm) to make debian unavailable to those who can only install it by the floppy way. You can never leave behind something so basic. I would like to see how you install debian with a not so old pentium with no bootable cds support motherboard. 
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