[conspire] next installfest
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Sep 20 16:21:47 PDT 2006
Quoting Bruce Coston (jane_ikari at yahoo.com):
> oops , I started my cf-25 with a non-boot floppy in it - I need an
> appropriate w98se boot floppy for it or some other tool to get a more
> useful heavy magnesium encased brick .
Hah hah. http://www.bootdisk.com/ has download links for what purport
to be such things. Good luck figuring out whether (1) they're
malware-laden, and (2) by what theory of law this escapes being
Speaking of those two concerns, FreeDOS recently reached 1.0, by the way.
(Sadly, although I notice md5sum hashes published with their releases,
there's no gpg-signing, and in general not even any attempt at helping
people verifiy that they're not downloading an intruder's trojan. What
is this, amateur hour?)
More information about the conspire