Re: ROOT disk

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Fri Nov 03 2000 - 15:12:35 CET

On Fri, Nov 03, 2000 at 10:27:17AM +0100, Bernard Moitessier nicely wrote:
> Michele, I solved the problem superformatting from
> Linux (fdformat /dev/fd0H1722) and rawrite2 ROOT from
> DOS. Superformatting from DOS gives me the mentioned
> error (I don't know why).
> I'm sure that at the end I'll install the Distro on my
> 386 4MB (provando e riprovando....).
> Ciao e TNX.

In all previous 10 major releases, I always refused to add the
fdformat.exe in the DOS installer, because superformat to 1722k
alway worked randomly. I know only a reliable method to superformat:
to use Linux.

I re-added the stuff, to helps some lucky 386 with 4M.

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Would two negative ones do?"			-- Woody Allen
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