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Old 11-03-2003, 08:47 PM   #16
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It's not that. The floppy drive is busted and it's some weird IBM proprietary kind, it doesn't use a separate power cable and just gets its power from the ribbon cable. I tried a standard floppy out of the 400mhz but it won't take.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 09:29 PM   #17
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Is the machine in question by any chance
an old IBM box with MCA?

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Old 11-03-2003, 09:44 PM   #18
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It's an IBM PS/1 with 80MB HD 2MB RAM and a 386; I don't think it has MCA, I'm pretty sure only the PS/2s had those, right?
 
Old 11-04-2003, 12:09 PM   #19
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done some more searching here is something i

found.http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=105592
 
Old 11-04-2003, 12:16 PM   #20
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How would I edit modules.dep or pass noinitrd? Thanks again for the help, peace.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 01:05 PM   #21
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take a look here.

http://www.ibiblio.org/mdw/HOWTO/BootPrompt-HOWTO.html
 
  


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