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Re: storeinfo /dev/fd0

From: Philip Charles
Subject: Re: storeinfo /dev/fd0
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2002 22:57:34 +1200 (NZST)

On Sun, 29 Sep 2002, Glenn McGrath wrote:

> On Sun, 29 Sep 2002 22:04:09 +1200 (NZST)
> Philip Charles <philipc@copyleft.co.nz> wrote:
> > Would you please let me know how you get on.  Next step, a ramdisk.
> >
> Yes, i will keep you informed.
> I might have been able to get something working within 720kB, but i
> couldnt manage to format one of my 1.4MB floppies to 720kB.
> Are ramdisk supported under the hurd, if so it could be loaded by grub and
> we wouldnt need a mach 1.4MB floppy driver.

I have not got a clue, but we will need one in order to create a mini GNU
system for formatting, partitioning and installation if we are to install
the Hurd natively.  Mind you I have not really started to look at this yet.


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