Subject: RE: Unsuccessful chip replacement attempt
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From: David Woyciesjes <DAW@yalepress3.unipress.yale.edu>
Date: 02/15/2002 09:52:21
> From: Michael G. Schabert
> >> I think they're cute too. They would be *so* much more useful if SRM
> >> could boot from IDE though - if only I could replace those stupid SCSI
> >> laptop drives (most of which have by now failed) with IDE ones...
> >> that's the biggest failing to me.
> >> Graham
> >> --
> > Why not have it boot off the floppy, then it can mount the IDE
> >drives normally? IIRC, you can then remove the kernel floppy, and use it
> Heh, but if you remove the floppy, then you had better be sure that
> you're present anytime it needs a reboot ;-)
Uh, too true. But also, who still uses floppies for storage anymore?
They're only for installing, and Multia kernels, right?
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