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Old 12-19-2006, 05:56 AM   #1
Baracuda
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unable to install from CD


I am attempting to install Xubuntu onto an old system that does not allow selecting to boot from the CD but only the floppy or hard drive. I tried to boot from a linux bootup floppy that I made a couple of years ago but it did not work. It would start to load syslinux but then give a boot failed error. I do not currently have a way to check if the floppy is good, no drive at home.
How can I make a floppy that will boot and allow me to install linux from the CD? Is there a website I can download it from when I am at work?

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Old 12-19-2006, 06:12 AM   #2
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Have a look at "smart boot manager" on http://linux.simple.be/tools/sbm
 
  


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