Subject: Re: Building 1.2 i386 boot floppies
To: Scott Reynolds <>
From: John Utz <>
List: port-i386
Date: 08/19/1996 16:00:42

Just as a me too.. in seattle, used 1.2M floppy drives are 5-10 bucks,
used 1.44M are *unavailable*, and my wife will not let me run out and drop
25.00 on a new drive!

	I am sure i am not alone in having 3 machines and only one 1.44M
floppy drive!

On Mon, 19 Aug 1996, Scott Reynolds wrote:

> On Sat, 17 Aug 1996, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> > > Its supposed to build 1.2MB floppies, actually.
> > 
> > Why? :-)
> Because there are those of us with loads of old, but perfectly functional,
> PC hardware -- with only a 1.2MB drive to boot from.  I know I am not
> alone in saying this.
> I think this falls into the same category as supporting most of the other
> platforms that we do; why on earth alienate all those folks with only a
> 1.2MB disk drive?
> --scott