Subject: Re: i386 floppy no longer fits
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-install
Date: 01/10/1999 23:54:26
Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU> writes:

>   | Can't a CDROM boot a 2.88MB file system?
> Assuming we're talking i386 here, I believe it can - the problem with
> goinng that route is in having different boot setups for floopy and cdrom
> boots, which would be nice to avoid, if there's any way to avoid it.
> Having the floppy and cdrom boots behave exactly the same way is nice.

You already have a difference, in that floppies go in the floppy
drive, and CDROM's go into the CDROM drive.  :)

Seriously though, I'd not worry too much about the differences.  I'd
rather have them be seperate if it made sense, rather than keeping
them identical just for sake of doing so.