Subject: Re: i386 floppy no longer fits
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-install
Date: 01/11/1999 09:25:59
Martin Husemann <> writes:
> Yes, talking i386: the boot floppy image may be of arbitrary size.

Hmmm. That's interesting. Do you know where we can get documentation
on this?

> But I dare to differ: the floppy boot and the CDROM boot should not behave
> the same.

Perhaps, but I'd prefer that we only use one mechanism even if we have 
multiple images (as we do already) for maintainability reasons.