[ros-kernel] Fwd: Run ReactOS from Floppy?
vizzini at plasmic.com
Thu Oct 23 12:12:46 CEST 2003
On Thu, 2003-10-23 at 11:04, Eric Kohl wrote:
> "Jason Filby" <jasonfilby at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I know at one stage ReactOS could be booted from floppy, using a file
> > compression driver I think, but installed from a floppy? Any
> > thoughts/ideas on this? I'm sure its technically possible, but might
> > be a bit of trouble.
> Yes, that is possible but there are some known issues:
> 1) Our floppy driver is not stable enough.
FWIW, I noticed this too when I was trying to un-break slave DMA. It
worked fine most of the time when I used vmware connected to a real
floppy drive, but it didn't react well when I used a disk image file.
I agree with Eric, I think the floppy driver needs a little TLC.
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