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Re: Woody Freeze Plans (here mips)

On Mon, 19 Feb 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 19, 2001 at 11:28:05AM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > * Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de> [20010219 11:11]:
> > > However, I haven't seen floppies on things like DECstations yet;)
> > 
> > Boot floppies is just a general term.  You can of course boot a "boot
> > floppy" via the network.  The DECstations need a way to install Debian,
> > too.  So, yes, you're help is welcome, thanks for volunteering. :)
> > 
> > And yes, I think there were DECstations with floppies.
> > 
> Yes i think the Personal Decstation had floppys ... But i dont think
> it makes sense to support them.

It would be neat of course and there are also SCSI floppy disk drives,
perhaps even rarer then Personal DECstations with floppies, but these are
seen as a SCSI device. So if DS's can boot from harddisk there's a
possibility to boot from floppy and I can test it. :-)


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