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Old 10-17-2003, 02:44 PM   #1
d1sc0rd
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usb cdrom in slack 9.1 without bios support


Hello,

I am trying to install 9.1 on my portege 3020ct . I used both the bare.i
and the scsi.i to boot my system to try to use my hp 8220e usb cdrom to
install the iso's from, but that did not work. My bios does not support booting from usb. I also copied the cd's to my fat partitions to install from their but I either get source not found or when I did actually see the package folders in setup (i.e. a ap k ) and chose them to install after hitting enter I got a black screen for 1/10 a second and I ended back up in the setup with nothing. Anyone have any suggestions or want to try to help me install in the downtown Seattle area this weekend?





 
  


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