4.8-Installation floppies fail

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri Apr 4 23:44:17 PST 2003

On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 04:18:17PM +0900, Rob Lahaye wrote:

> Yes, this is the official 4.8 release of April 3rd.
> I have put kern.flp and mfsroot.flp on two floppies.
> The kern floppy boots, as usual, but the mfsroot floppy
> stops after showing the following three dialogs in a row:

> Does the official release come with broken floppy files?
> Anything I can do to avoid this?

No, but floppy disks are notoriously unreliable.  Sounds to me as if
your mfsroot floppy has got some bad sectors.  Could you try again,
making a new mfsroot floppy, preferably on a brand new never used
before floppy?



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