Re: GRUB launch a CD?
Douglas Allan Tutty wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2007 at 07:56:22AM +1000, M-L wrote:
>> On Saturday 28 April 2007 22:49, Douglas Allan Tutty shared this with us
>> >--} On Sat, Apr 28, 2007 at 06:28:02AM +0000, David Dawson wrote:
>> >--} > email@example.com wrote:
>> >--} >
>> >--} > sbm (smart boot manager)
>> >--} > It comes on the Debian install disk as a floppy image which you dd
>> > a --} > floppy and use it to boot from.
>> >--} I have an IBM PS/ValuePoint 486 and smb did not work on it.
>> >--} Doug.
>> I haven't followed this thread, so this might be a silly question?
>> But you have checked that your BIOS seeks your floppy drive at startup?
>> That is if you have SMB on floppy, or that you can boot from CDROM if you
>> have SMB on a CD?
> Clarification: it will boot the floppy but it won't boot the CDROM.
I get a "Disk error" from SBM on my P166, but if I retry it a time or two,
it works. Persistence pays.