Re: Debian Installer - boot floppies
>I think that this is not a position acceptable in debian right now, who aims
>to support many less-supported-arches/subarches, who still struggle to get
>their main patches into mainline. So i believe it is sane to accept that for
I think it's not acceptable for Debian to try to support drivers or
architectures which are unmaintained upstream unless somebody is ready
to do the work here.
By saying that these obsolete drivers should be supported anyway you are
basically requesting other people to spend their time maintaining
workarounds in their own packages.