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Old 08-31-2010, 05:49 PM   #1
hernando mayorquin
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Can i install puppy from my hard disk?


My old laptop has no cdrom, no usb,no floppy unit...is it possible to install puppy linux?
Many thanks guys!!!!
 
Old 08-31-2010, 09:17 PM   #2
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Are you running any OS? If so, I think you can. Try to boot from ISO file.
 
Old 08-31-2010, 10:00 PM   #3
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My old laptop has no cdrom, no usb,no floppy unit...is it possible to install puppy linux?
How much ram does this laptop have.

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Puppy has been tested on a very old machines but the best results for the standard release of Puppy Linux to run at a reasonable pace have been achieved with the following:

CPU : Pentium 166MMX
RAM : 128 MB physical RAM for releases since version 1.0.2 or failing that a Linux swap file and/or swap partition is required for all included applications to run; 64 MB for releases previous to 1.0.2
Hard Drive : Optional
CDROM : 20x and up
 
Old 09-01-2010, 05:38 PM   #4
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Yes you can.

Simple way is to have a bootable device not the hard drive. (you don't seem to)

Second way is to have an OS on the hard drive that can loadlin to linux.

Third may be to remove the drive and load on other system.
 
  


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