AMD64 boot floppies
obrien at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 2 20:00:51 PST 2006
On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 08:34:50AM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Friday 30 December 2005 08:05 am, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 12:45:57PM +0100, Andrea Brancatelli wrote:
> > > For i386 we have
> > > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/6.0-RELEASE/floppies/
> > > but for Amd64 there's no
> > > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/6.0-RELEASE/floppies/
> > >
> > > How can I get installation floppies for 6.0 / amd64?
> > http://www.freebsd.org/releases/6.0R/installation-amd64.html#FLOPPIES
> FYI, it would be trivial to support with the splitfs stuff now. You'd
> basically just need to copy over the variables from i386 to set the
> sizes, etc.
please, Please, PLEASE no... why add the pain of floppies to the release
mix when no one in their right mind as an AMD64 machine that has a floppy
drive AND doesn't have a CDROM (or DVD) drive.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top-posting (putting a reply at the top of the message) frowned upon?
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