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Re: Amiga and Sarge: any hope to booting off CDROMs

On Tuesday 11 October 2005 18:13, Gayle Lee Fairless wrote:
> I ordered sarge for 68k from Abexia and wondered how to boot my Amiga
> 2000HD off them and possibly install it on a spare SCSI drive.  I'm having
> trouble booting off my boot hard drive and hoped to boot the Amiga with
> 3.1 floppies and then get the sarge CDROM to boot.  I get the impression
> that this is a bit more involved than just installing woody on a Gateway
> 500.  (I have woody CDROM's for that arch so obviously I can't use them.)
> Is this a total pipedream?  Or can I actually do something?

  Off the top of my head I don't see why you would not be able to do it that 
way. I'm fairly sure I have done it that way, but it was at least two years 
ago, so my memory is rather hazy.

> I also have an Ariadne network 
> card which should be usable.  Would the sarge CDROM's boot procedure see
> it?

AFAIK it should.


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