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Old 12-22-2001, 12:08 PM   #1
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installing Mandrake Linux

Hi everybody,

I'm trying to install mandrake linux 8.1 on my laptop and i was wondering if there was anyway to start the installation process from a pure dos prompt. I can't boot from the cd i have and i don't have a floppy drive. I'll appreciate any pointer anyone can give.
Old 12-22-2001, 05:11 PM   #2
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Have never used or tried this, but i'm sure there is a way to load the setup using loadlin.exe which is and should be on the install cd. There should be a readme.
Old 12-29-2001, 08:11 PM   #3
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i looked for loadlin.exe but it wasn't on the install cd. anyone know if there is a similar programme like the autoboot programme in Red Hat on the Mandrake 8.1 cd?


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