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Re: Trouble installing debian from floppy

> crc error <5>VFS: Insert root floppy and press ENTER.

CRC error means a physical bad block on the floppy.
It's attempting to read the compressed root filesystem at this point. If
that fails, nothing will work the next time it prompts for ENTER, as it
then tries to read an uncompressed root filesystem, and there isn't one

Use a new floppy (don't reformat the old one). Also, if you can find the
right signal to send to kill the automounter on your workstation, you
should probably do so. It does get in the way.


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