On Monday 22 February 2010, Aaron Konstam wrote:
On Sun, 2010-02-21 at 20:36 +0000, n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
> I've been using a floppy boot disk as reserve if my HD boot fails, But
> it appears floppy support as now been removed. Why? Then how can I
> create an emergency media that is flexible enough to be updated as
I would suggest changing to pen drives. They are potentially much larger
than floppies in capacity and most machines have extra places to insert
I take it you are referring to modern machines? This one was new in '81, I
think. Maybe '82.?
OT - If anyone is intrigued by the Windows 7 with Touch Screen and
Cam capabilities here is a tip. You need 5 usb ports for the various
gadgets, and my Dell came with 4 on the back of the machine. Inserting a
usb hub caused the machine to crash.
Obviously, they didn't invent it, so of course it was crippled by M$, they
never miss the chance to force an 'upgrade'. To linux of course.
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