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Re: Can Debian install from a UMSDOS filesystem?

On Tue, 5 Nov 1996, Syrus Nemat-Nasser wrote:

> I imagine that you can do this.  During beta testing of 1.1, I
> copied the entire binary hierarchy to a DOS partiton.  I mounted
> this partition and then ran dselect pointed at the appropriate
> binary directory.  I don't think it matters if you use UMSDOS or
> any other mountable filesystem.  You just need to know how to mount
> it.  If necessary, you might need to execute the insmod command to
> load the appropriate filesystem support.

Since UMSDOS support is a kernel configuration option, I figured
it would depend on what support was compiled into the install
kernel. (Bruce? :-)


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