freebsd install from floppy

perryh at perryh at
Sat Mar 6 09:31:11 UTC 2010

Piotr Lukawski <plukawski at> wrote:
> ... I really cannot understand why nobody can change
> just one parameter and put the file in a proper place in

I seem to remember something about the floppy images being dropped
because few current (or even recent) systems have a floppy drive at
all, much less a bootable one.

I sure hope they don't start applying the same reasoning to drivers
for old-ish devices.  Some of us do not rush out and acquire
the latest/greatest whiz-giz every few months just because it's

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