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Old 03-21-2008, 07:51 AM   #1
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distribution that comes with boot floppy image


I am trying to make use of some older equipment, and am looking for a distribution that comes with a boot floppy image that I can use write to a disc with rawrite. It can be a light distribution, but should have a modern browser and office suite. Thanks.
 
Old 03-21-2008, 10:44 PM   #2
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It might be pretty difficult to find a browser and office suite that fit on a floppy. Is your problem that the system cannot boot from a CD, and therefore a live-CD distro won't work? If yes, then there are ways around that. There are floppy-based boot managers that allow you to bootstrap your floppy drive to a boot system. I've used a couple of different ones; one is called Smart Boot Manager and is easy to find. Googling 'boot manager' seems to yield numerous promising hits.
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