2.88MB Floppy support
Tim_T_Murphy at Dell.com
Wed Aug 27 15:04:00 CDT 2003
Sean, the January '03 User Guide states the 1.44MB limitation.
when the UG was converted to online help in the UI apparently this
information was omitted.
i agree that its misleading for the FW to accept larger images than what it
From: Sean Bruno [mailto:sean.bruno at metro1.com]
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 2:45 PM
To: Murphy, Tim T
Cc: linux-poweredge at exchange.dell.com
Subject: RE: 2.88MB Floppy support
Thanks for the information. Are you absolutely sure that it doesn't
support 2.88MB floppy images or something bigger than 1.44? It seems
that the RAC on a PE2650 can load larger images(verified by uploading
into the RAC and then downloading the image back out of the RAC).
If there is a larger than 1.44MB type supported, can you tell me what it
is? If there is not a larger type supported, then can it be added to
the software of the RAC?
On Wed, 2003-08-27 at 12:39, Tim_T_Murphy at Dell.com wrote:
> Sean, the RAC floppy boot feature supports only 1.44MB diskette images.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sean Bruno [mailto:sean.bruno at metro1.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 11:57 AM
> To: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: 2.88MB Floppy support
> Can the Embedded DRAC on the PE2650 make the system boot off a 2.88MB
> floppy image. I have been able to get the system to load the image
> successfully, but the system locks up when trying to boot off this
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