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Old 01-09-2008, 06:40 PM   #1
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Linux on Toshiba 220 cds with only a floppy and a usb


I am trying to run pendrivelinux on my 220 laptop, and I know it can't boot from usb so I followed this tutorial http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2007/11...endrive-linux/. But when I boot into the grub disk it cannot find the usb or the vmlinuz file. The end goal I want is to install linux on this thing but I don't have a cdrom on this so I gotta use a floppy and a usb.
 
Old 01-10-2008, 02:13 AM   #2
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Is it possible to obtain a USB CD-ROM Drive? If not, you may need to use a 2.4 Kernel Distribution with a boot floppy to do a network install. Or, you may be able to use a boot floppy to access the USB drive. You need to use kernel 2.4 though, because 2.6 removed support for boot floppies.
 
Old 01-10-2008, 05:05 PM   #3
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but How do I make a kernel 2.4 with usb and pcmcia (because my wireless card is pcmcia). any tutorials?
 
  


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