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Old 11-23-2004, 08:45 AM   #1
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Location: Romania
Distribution: xandros os and mandrake linux 10
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Exclamation i want to install XandrOS OCE on a laptop with no floppy and cdrom drive

I have an akura folio 02 laptop...
theese r its specs:

HDD: 20gb
RAM: 320mb sdram
Video: 8mb ati rage mobility
Sound: Crystal Sound Fusion CS4281
Floppy: NONE
LAN: ACER NIC-559A PRO/100+ with Alert On LAN 2*
Processor: Pentium 3 800 mhz with speed step technology

I currently have windows xp sp2 on 1 partition (c: -- 5.00GB)
partition D: -- 5.00GB is currently empty and i want to install xandros oce on it
partition E: is filled with things i don't want to lose(the rest to fill up 20 GB)

so if u got the picture, my dillema is how can i install linux on my laptop (the d: drive) and keep my windows instalation and the e: drive intact.
i'm thinking of installing linux somehow from a network computer. my bios in unable to boot from anything else than my hdd.

can you help me install xandros?? i'm desperate!!!!

Last edited by andy22; 11-23-2004 at 08:47 AM.
Old 01-15-2009, 07:25 PM   #2
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I'm not too familiar with Xandros, perhaps if you have an .ISO file for it you could use unetbootin to install it?


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