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Which distributions can have a network installation started from a floppy?

Suppose I have computer with no USB boot option; no CD/DVD drive; an unformatted HDD; and a working connection to the Internet (via a local network segment with a DHCP server etc)... and an FDD. Can ...
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floppy disks only detected properly on same drive

On Linux (Debian based): If I copy files onto a floppy disk in an external floppy drive and put this disk later into another floppy drive, the disk output is … interesting. An excerpt: actual ...
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Mathematic question for format floppies on Old sysV unix

On old sysVR4 i will format floppies as so 1.44 MB floppy mkfs -F ufs /dev/dsk/f03ht 2560 1.2MB Floppy mkfs -F ufs /dev/dsk/f13dt 2440 The 2440 and 2560 are calculated with 512*4 and 512*5 ...
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Mint 14 Floppy error

Error reported = Error mounting system managed device /dev/fd0. Command line ... /media/flopp0 exited with non-zero . /dev/fd0 is not a valid block device. I've got a physical floppy drive, working ...