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Old 11-12-2002, 02:15 PM   #1
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floppy broken, boot on cd?


Done a search, found no relevant info.
As my floppy controller is broken and Lilo has decided to freeze without starting (on all options), I'm lookin for a boot image to put onto a cd (under windows) so as to be able to boot mdk 8.2 and redo Lilo. I'll be buying a new mainboard before christmas.
Any links?...
 
Old 11-12-2002, 02:18 PM   #2
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Can you not boot from your Mandy 8.2 install CD(s) into Rescue mode and fix lilo that way?
 
Old 11-12-2002, 02:29 PM   #3
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I'm sure it must be possible but the install programme starts more or less straight away and the gui does not allow for entering any text from kb.

Is there a hot key, F1 perhaps?
 
Old 11-12-2002, 02:39 PM   #4
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F1 and then type rescue. You do not actually need to press F1, but you won't be able to see what you're typing if you don't.
 
  


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