Subject: Re: Booting off a root floppy
To: Keenan Brock <>
From: Michael Finch <>
List: macbsd-development
Date: 11/06/1993 12:05:30
> Is there currently a way to boot off of a floppy?
NO.  We don't have a Floppy Driver.

> I could not seem to find out how to use a diskdrive as the boot.  If we can
> do that then botching up the boot sector on the floppy might allow us to
> bypass the macboot all together.
People have mentioned it, but bypassing the macboot doesn't gain
us anything but speed in booting.  All the nasty memory mapping
that Apple does happens in the roms.