Re: And now for something completely different... etch!
I demand that Marco d'Itri may or may not have written...
> On Jun 12, Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I have a very nice Pentium I (my internet gateway) that has a broken
>> CD-drive and no USB (and certainly wouldn't boot from USB even if it had)
>> but that installs perfectly from floppy.
> You said it: it's *broken*.
> Expecting to support some old hardware is OK, expecting to support old and
> broken hardware is not.
In that case, replace the CD-ROM drive. ;-)
>> There are also other platforms that only do floppy boots (older macs,
>> probably m68k too).
> Looks like they should use floppy + netboot then.
An install on a Risc PC can be done without any removable installation media,
although it's possible that the newer or less common Ethernet cards aren't
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Oh my! Another kludge!