In the spirit of Devuan's going back to the old, good way of doing things,
you may only use phonograph records.

On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 6:40 PM, Adam Borowski <> wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 04, 2018 at 08:06:10PM -0400, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> > I hope fixing this doesn't disable the CDROM and that ascii or jessie
> > will still install from a CDROM when you *have* a CDROM.
> Ascii and Jessie are Stretch and Jessie respectively, both of which have CD
> as the _primary_ install method (USB storage being just dumb wasteful
> emulation that doesn't allow any goodies a writeable medium would allow).
> There are no plans to change this for Buster, either.
> On the other hand, I for one haven't owned a machine equipped with a CD
> drive in like a decade (and DVD or BD: never), although I do have a few
> drives in the junk pile, briefly attached one last year to help a relative
> to sort through old stuff.  CD/DVD/BD drives are hardware that's already
> rare and will become unheard of very shortly.
> > My machine's USB has died.
> Then how do you attach peripherals?  New boxes don't tend to come with a
> PS2 port anymore.
> Unless your machine is a laptop, in which case you already have a keyboard
> and a bad pointing device, but have no way to attach a CD drive even if you
> wanted.
> Meow!
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