Subject: Re: ' release' failing
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/09/2006 12:59:33
Thor Lancelot Simon <> writes:
> Why are you responding to David's message in such a dismissive way, when
> if we can't get the size of the "2.88MB" floppy image under control, our
> installation CD won't be able to boot at all on systems that support only
> the virtual-floppy El Torito boot method?

There are such systems? Since when? The El Torito method, so far as I
know, is a hack to allow CDs to boot when people haven't written
bootstraps that can deal with the 9660 file system. Since we have
appropriate boot code now, we no longer need the hack.