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Re: And now for something completely different... etch!

Goswin von Brederlow dijo [Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 08:46:47AM +0200]:
> Intermittendly we had a multi floppy setup.
> The first floppy contains the kernel and a minimal initrd. That
> prompts for the second floppy and the user to press return and then
> adds the contents of the 2nd floppy to tmpfs.
> There was just one problem with it:
> The floppy was to small to include usb keyboard support.

Ummm... And if instead of asking the user for a disk change, this
mini-initrd just keeps polling the floppy for a non-erroneous read
(this means, the drive is not empty) with the correct magic at the
correct place?


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