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

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Thu Nov 02 2000 - 20:57:13 CET

On Thu, Nov 02, 2000 at 12:02:12PM +0100, Yves Miossec nicely wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.
> A solution ?

No. This means that your floppy-controlor is unable to format a this
high level. You can try to build the floppy from another machine,
but I'm not sure if it will be loaded in the target machine.


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