Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Apr 2010 18:38 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Invented by IBM, the death knell sounded by Apple. Sony has announced it is going to cease selling diskettes altogether, with the last bastion being Japan. Sales will be ceased there too, even though Sony still managed to sell 12 million of them there last year. While Memorex and Imation still produce and sell diskettes, this move by Sony surely means it won't take long for the rest of the market to vanish, too.
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RE[3]: Good riddance
by dylansmrjones on Thu 29th Apr 2010 04:53 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Good riddance"
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2005-10-02

Not really no. Depends a lot on the hardware as well. My Asus M2A-VM motherboard is supposed to support booting and what not from USB but it doesn't. This is particularly annoying in regard to bios updates. Only way in reality to update bios is to use floppies, since it won't recognize files on a usb stick (tried several different ways and none worked). Besides that some of us are still using windows server 2003 as a tertiary system ;)

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