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Old 06-10-2006, 02:51 AM   #1
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can't boot from CD on my old 486


Because I heard that DSL was very likely to run on ancient computers, I tried running the liveCD on my roughly twelve-year-old 486, really just to see if I could. Unfortunately, the system configuration on the machine does not seem to allow for using the CD drive as the first boot option; it only offers floppy drive and hard drive. Any ideas on how to make it boot from the CD anyway?
 
Old 06-10-2006, 05:13 AM   #2
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You could use the boot manager from http://sourceforge.net/projects/btmgr to boot from a floppy into the cd.

Also read this: http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/wiki/i.../Boot_Floppies
 
  


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