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Old 11-02-2007, 06:08 AM   #16
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EDIT:

I've just discovered that Grub DOES NOT have ATAPI CDROM drivers built in. Therefore Grub does will nto work. Sorry!

You will need to get hold of a boot manager (doesnt need to be linux) that you can boot from and is capable of loading a CD filesystem and booting from it.

Try google!
 
Old 11-02-2007, 07:02 AM   #17
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Ah.

I AM SORRY

I did not check.

It is indeed a bootloader you need.

You are absolutely correct. This RH disk will not work. Gosh, I'm sorry.

Okay, I'll do some googling for you ... hang on.
 
Old 11-02-2007, 07:12 AM   #18
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Okay,

try this:

http://home.arcor.de/mschierlm/bootdisk/
 
Old 11-11-2007, 04:24 PM   #19
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its ok thankyou keratos, i have succeeded in booting a fully functional operating system, i booted Debian Etch from floppies and did an HTTP install, all i need now is to get my wireless drivers working
 
Old 11-12-2007, 03:21 AM   #20
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The linux kernels are frequently updated to include latest Wireless drivers.

Try getting hold of the latest kernel prior to engaging in any "hard" work. You may find the issue is resolved simply by updating to latest kernel.

I did !!!!
 
Old 01-05-2008, 05:20 AM   #21
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its an rt61 keratos, only ubuntu support them as standard which is what i'm running now off the same maimed MB, it's almost like there's nothing wrong with it at all now, i've learned to boot linux iso images from HDD partitions using the all in one boot floppy you pointed me to, i owe you my knowledge of linux inner workings that i've learned through this experience, thanks mate
 
Old 01-10-2008, 02:42 PM   #22
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Hi again.

So is the wireless working?

If not, a common problem is lack of kernel driver support for the RT61 module. The RT61 module is not specific to Ubuntu. It is widely available as vanilla kernel module. You just need a very new kernel (e.g. 2.6.22.x or later) to get the kernel hooks in place so that the kernel can talk to the module.
 
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yea, i had it running back when i was using fc6, it was one of my very first posts on here lol
 
  


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