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Old 09-15-2003, 10:21 PM   #1
Derek-kun
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Linux mandrake 7.1 boot


hey, i was wondering. does anyone know where i can download a linux mandrake 7.1 boot floppy to boot up the installation so i can install what's on the cd? if not would anyone be able to fix one up and upload it somewhere? thanks to whomever helps.

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Old 09-15-2003, 10:32 PM   #2
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anyone at all???
 
Old 09-16-2003, 07:43 PM   #3
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Try here:
http://www.thymox.uklinux.net/mandy71boot/
I just happened to have an old 7.1 cd around.

If you have Linux already, then you can make the floppy(s) by using dd (eg dd if=cdrom.img of=/dev/fd0). If you've only got Windows, then you can use a program called rawrite.

I take it that since you're asking for the boot floppies, you haven't got them on your CD and your computer can't boot from the CD drive?
 
  


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