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Old 09-27-2003, 09:57 PM   #1
javaarmy
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Question Where can I get a floppy install disk for Linux?


I have a older computer that will no longer boot into windows and the bios won't detect the cd driver in the begining. It will however detect a floppy, so I want to find a way to a way to kick boot the installation via a floppy disk so that I can finish the install via the cds. What versions of linux can do this, and where can i get them?

Also, can any of you suggest a really small distro of linux with a graphical interface. This computer is really old, like a 95 with 32mb of ram. Thanks all!
 
Old 09-27-2003, 10:09 PM   #2
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Almost all distro's can do this. Most will have the option to create one from one of the install cd's...

Good luck....
 
Old 09-27-2003, 10:36 PM   #3
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And along those lines, one good central source for a variety of popular distros is: http://www.linuxiso.org/

Booting from a floppy and then installing from the CD is how I first installed Slack on my machine. It's not quite as sleek as a pure CD install but the end result is the same. Good luck either way -- J.W.
 
  


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