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Re: FAQ/

To: Klaus Naumann <spock@mgnet.de>
Subject: Re: FAQ/
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2000 19:24:37 +0100
Cc: Linux/MIPS list <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0012171818360.29786-100000@spock.mgnet.de>; from spock@mgnet.de on Sun, Dec 17, 2000 at 06:19:56PM +0100
References: <20001217162802.A16298@bacchus.dhis.org> <Pine.LNX.4.21.0012171818360.29786-100000@spock.mgnet.de>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sun, Dec 17, 2000 at 06:19:56PM +0100, Klaus Naumann wrote:

> > Well, a few Indys were shipped with 3.5" SCSI floptical drives which afaik
> > have 20mb capacity.
> 
> Indeed, I even own such a nifty thing. It's pretty cool, with one problem:
> No media ;-) . But it's able to read floppies, I'm altough not sure
> if it will boot.

In theory it can.  In practice every machine I've ever is violating the
ARC standard massively, so only trying will show.  For Indys probably the
prefer installation media will stay NFS or CDROM for all times.  Now if the
darn thing would just handle ISO9660 CDROMs ...

  Ralf

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