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Re: Can Debian install from a UMSDOS filesystem?

Rick Macdonald said:
> I couldn't find in the FAQ whether or not one can place all the
> deb files on a UMSDOS drive and install from scratch with 
> the boot floopy sets.

Dunno about that, but I *do* know that you should *not* use UMSDOS on a SCSI
device. There is a bug still floating around in the kernel which will cause
massive filesystem corruption on your UMSDOS partition if it is on a SCSI
device. Something to do with a kernel stack overflow somewhere. The UMSDOS
developer is trying to isolate the problem.

Scott Barker
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