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Old 02-17-2005, 09:16 PM   #1
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Question Basic Linux Question.


I tried to setup basic Linux. However, have trouble is settingup the second floppy. Has anyone tried this recently ? Does it work ?

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Old 02-17-2005, 09:18 PM   #2
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does /dev/fd1 not work? check the bios
 
Old 02-18-2005, 07:07 AM   #3
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I used /dev/fd0, it is OK, I had no problems with other floppy distros.

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Old 02-18-2005, 09:07 AM   #4
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fd0 should be the first floppy
fd1 the second
 
Old 02-18-2005, 09:26 AM   #5
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This is true. I have just one floppy drive. Here is what I did,
I did #cp DISK2.TGZ /dev/fd0 The instructions said direct copy is OK.

By the way The Ultimate Boot Disk also has a copy of Basic Linux on it. This also hangs as well upon strt, wonder why ?

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Old 03-06-2005, 12:16 PM   #6
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I am just typing this message using BASIC LINUX !!!! It is truly a great distro with outstanding support. DOS format second floppy before copying image. That is all.
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