On Thu, Apr 05, 2018 at 03:40:55AM +0200, 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.
It's an old machine with a PS2 port. I've been planning to replace it with a modern system, but I can't bring myself to buy a machine with malware known to be built into the hardware. That leaves very slim pickings. -- hendrik _______________________________________________ Dng mailing list Dng@lists.dyne.org https://mailinglists.dyne.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/dng