docs/149230: [handbook] Homepage is not correct, no boot floppy exist

Marc Fonvieille blackend at
Fri Aug 6 08:22:05 UTC 2010

On Fri, Aug 06, 2010 at 08:00:11AM +0000, Johann Kois wrote:
> The following reply was made to PR docs/149230; it has been noted by GNATS.
> From: Johann Kois <jkois at>
> To: bug-followup at, nobody99 at
> Cc:  
> Subject: Re: docs/149230: [handbook] Homepage is not correct, no boot floppy
>  exist
> Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2010 09:57:54 +0000
>  Hash: SHA1
>  Not a website problem.  Rather a problem of the handbook (the original,
>  meaning the English version).
>  Root cause:
>  Automatic build of floppy images has been disabled starting with 8.0.
>  See the following thread on the stable mailinglist for more information:
>  Best way to proceed for the moment is probably to put a note into the
>  handbook "that you can still create floppy images under 8.0.  But you
>  must do it manually".  As the floppy images are still there for 7.X.

If you have time to work on this addition, please do it :)
If not I'll do it with the rest of some updates I'm (and others like
Glen Barber) working on for this chapter.


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