Re: I need hellp installing debian....
Rule #1 ALWAYS format the disks (even if brand new) before using dd to
move the data.
As for why is linux so picky ... I think someone should get hold of the
DR-DOS source code from Caldera and see about improving the floppy code
using that as an example.
On Sun, 5 Apr 1998, Lindsay Allen wrote:
> That said, does anyone know why Linux is so picky about floppies? I know
> that dos will retry several times to read a flaky sector - does Linux do
> this too?
> Lindsay Allen <firstname.lastname@example.org> Perth, Western Australia
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Just be thankful that Microsoft does not manufacture pharmaceuticals.
Debian/GNU Linux ... the maintainable operating system.
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