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Old 05-22-2002, 09:31 AM   #1
utabintarbo
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Unhappy Install from parallel port CD problems...


OK, here's the situation:

486-100 laptop
32MB RAM, 500MB HDD
No internal CD, but I have a ParaDisk PP IDE drive from which I would like to install Slack 8 - at least some of it

I tried the pportide.i bootdisk, and I don't think it found the CD (I might have missed it).

Questions:
1. How can I test if the bootdisk actually did find the CD?
2. Does anyone have any experience with parallel port IDE drives?
3. Where can I find more info re: PP-IDE and Linux?

Any help is greatly appreciated!

TIA, Bob
 
  


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