Subject: Re: Install; 2 floppy drives
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/17/1994 20:50:30
Frank van der Linden says:
> Anyway. "So fix it", I hear you say. I'd like to do that, but the
> main problem is that I don't have a spare machine to mess up trying
> out installations :( The current install script could probably be
> extended (in a not-so-beautiful way) to handle single-floppy systems.

The right thing, I think, would be to take a page from BSDI and from
SunOS and build an installation file system inside an MFS "partition"
so that the floppy is no longer needed. I don't think it would be
excessively hard to do this...