Subject: Re: Is there any other way to install besides boot floppies?
To: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/17/2004 12:01:16
Hisashi T Fujinaka <> writes:
> After ELEVEN (seven of then "brand new") boot floppies I finally got
> i386 to start installing.

One tip -- I've found that floppies work a lot better when you
re-format them yourself on the floppy drive that you are going to be
booting them on. I typically get much lower error rates on those.

The Right Thing, though, is to use PXE booting or a boot CD (at least
these days).