RE: [mu PROGRESS] muLinux on machines with 2M?

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Date: Thu Nov 02 2000 - 20:20:30 CET

On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Yves Miossec wrote:

> I tried this new method for 386/4M
> MAKER.BAT floppy formatting seems OK,
> But I get the message :
> gzip : ROOT.gz:decompression OK, trailing garbage ignored
> Disk A: Heads:2 Tracks:82 Sectors:21 Bytes sectors:512
> Writing Error: (R)etry or (C)ancel?
> I tried with two different new floppy disks with no difference.

Ages ago someone on this list said he or she had to try TEN floppies
before one of them was okay. A boot disk uses almost every bit on the
medium, so if there are errors, the best way to fid them is try to write a
boot image to the floppy.

Try another three or six floppies, it's bound to work.


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