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Old 12-31-2011, 12:37 AM
Fredrik Rinnestam
Default ISO image device driver gripes

On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 07:06:23PM -0600, samwyse wrote:
> The first one is a small matter. *The Crux installation image doesn't
> contain a floppy driver. I'm a lazy programmer. If I have to do
> something more than once, I try to automate with a script. Since I've
> redone my installation so many times, I've written some scripts to
> automate the process, which I'm keeping on a USB thumb drive.
> However, it's a bit inconvenient. VMware allows you to use a floppy
> image as a virtual floppy disk, just like you'd use an ISO file as a
> CD-ROM, except you can write to it. The good thing about this is that
> I can keep the floppy image in the same directory as the rest of my
> VM. That means that if I revisit my project in a year or so, I don't
> have to worry about which thumb drive I was using way back when.

modprobe floppy


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