Re: Installing packages larger than 1.44MB via floppy disks
Maybe someone can confirm this for certain but isn't this exactly the
sort of thing that "rawwrite.exe" does? If that is the case, then you
can copy the files "in specified sized pieces" and then use either
rawwrite on the target machine under DOS or dd under Linux (if dd is in
the base system).
> I have installed Debian Linux on a PC that does not have a modem and
> is not on a LAN, using floppy disks I created on my PC with a modem.
> How do I install packages via floppy disks that are larger than
> 1.44MB? Is there a DOS utility that I can use to split these files
> across several disks? Thanks.
from a 1996 Micro$loth ad campaign:
"The less you know about computers the more you want Micro$oft!"
See! They do get some things right!
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .