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Old 07-17-2004, 03:00 AM   #1
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How can i install mandrake without burning the iso images


i downloaded the iso images of mandrake 10 to a windows fat32 partition,
how can i install mandrake 10 from the iso image from my fat32 partition.
Thank you

Note: my computer do not have a floppy drive
 
Old 07-17-2004, 03:23 AM   #2
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some additional info

partition 1 :windows xp ntfs partition
partition 2 :fat 32 partition (where the iso images located)
partition 3 :ext3 partition (to be formatted and used to install the mandrake 10)
partition 4 :linux swap

partitions 3 and 4 are to be used to install mandrake..

thank again

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Old 07-17-2004, 07:28 AM   #3
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I have some partial help. You can "extract" an ISO file to the hard drive with winrar. The stumbling block is you need to create a bootable floppy that tells your machine that you want to do a hard drive install. Unless there's a way to boot from your c: drive and create a boot record for your BIOS to find there somewhere...
 
  


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