DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-03
Re: Loader not found
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Chris Pressey wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 14:37:17 +0800
> Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Chris Pressey wrote:
> LiveCD as its main distribution medium is a continuing desire to have a
> floppy-based install. But I dunno, there might be other reasons.
Given how easy it is with Linux, a LiveCD can't be all that hard,
but the time to *begin* an effort for CD has already passed.
Software needs to ship on a USB stick these days, maybe
with a 5$ ccd camera thrown in.
Better chance of raising funds for the project, also.
Newbies these days don't buy the books - they can't read.
Free, as in not for profit, *costs covered*, rather than free,
as in go hungry in order to contribute equipment as well as time,
would be a nice change to the model.
> A 'LiveFloppy' system would be, well, a whooooooooole lotta diskettes
But no - it needn't be. One floppy, then go over the wire...
> (*flashback to several unsuccessful attempts at installing OS/2 Warp*)
(*flashback to the only thing *more* painful. Several hundred
of Warp 3 / Warp Server Advanced*). Most being balked or re-installs.
But even eCS hasn't cured all of that ....