this is stupid i don't what dos on my system, maybe add this to the livedvd ?
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 17:56:24 -0800, Matt Zimmerman <mdz@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 04:57:05PM -0800, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
> > Great response so far... any input on the implementation decisions I
> > mention?
> I don't much like the idea of creating a partition for this by default.
> It's a lot of complexity in the default installation, just to make a very
> rare use case more convenient.
> Most of the firmware updates that I have seen ship as a floppy image
> (usually with a simple Windows wrapper to dump it onto a floppy), containing
> MS-DOS, the update tool, and the firmware itself. Where I have a floppy
> drive available, I use that. If I found myself in need of such an update on
> a machine without a floppy drive, I would seek out a USB floppy drive (they
> can be had for ~20 USD).
> I don't think that installing FreeDOS on the hard drive makes this operation
> particularly more convenient: it's still deep guru magic, and folks who want
> to do it that way are capable of setting up such a configuration themselves.
> - mdz
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