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Old 09-30-2004, 04:28 PM   #1
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Gentoo Installation Question

I'm using Slackware right now and want to switch to Gentoo. My computer doesn't boot from CD so I was wondering what the best and/or easiest way to install Gentoo would be. Thanks a lot
Old 09-30-2004, 05:14 PM   #2
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Smart Boot Manager. It's a floppy, it enables you to boot from the cd drive, even if your bios doesnt support it. (note, only works on some, ymmv). Also, you do not need to use the gentoo live cd. You may use any cd you want. So if Smart Boot Manager doesn't work for you, find a livecd that has boot floppies. And best of luck, portage owns =P
Old 09-30-2004, 06:30 PM   #3
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What if I don't have any blank CDS either.. Can I download the .Iso and mount it? Or do something else


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