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Eric_Z 08-31-2003 03:44 AM

Need help on how to make CD-boot
 
I need help on how to make my Mandrake install CD boot.
The computer I'm using, a Dell 200GX, does not have a bios
that's capable of booting from a CD. It does, however,
have the capability to boot from a floppy. So I'm thinking
that I'd create a boot floppy that boots the CD so to speak.
The only problem is that I don't know how to create a floppy
to do this.

Please help me!

A network install is for various reasons not practical.
I'm running Windows 2000-pro on my computer atm :(

Regards,

K. Eric Sundberg

yowwww 08-31-2003 03:52 AM

put in the mandrake cd1 while you are running windass, there should be instructions that come on the screen that allow you to create a floppy that will boot the cd.

Eric_Z 08-31-2003 05:26 AM

Thanks for the help:)


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