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Old 03-11-2003, 05:40 PM   #1
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Making Floppy to boot to cd dirve to install linux?

How to i boot from a floppy to get yo my cd drive to install linux?
Old 03-11-2003, 06:17 PM   #2
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Boot floppy disks

What distro are you trying to install? If it is slackware have you check their website for instllation help?
Old 03-11-2003, 06:30 PM   #3
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in redhat put in the first cd during u r using the win98 or wt ever..
there is the dir dosutils go in it ...execute the program rawrite
it will ask u for the bootable image path .....when finished ur bootable floopy is ready boot from it will automatically transfer control to cd for instalaltion
Old 03-23-2003, 10:31 PM   #4
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i did check out slackware, but when it trys to format the harddrive i get an error.


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