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Re: Boot Floppy Issues

> I am having a problem installing Debian on my computer, an old Toshiba 
> Satellite notebook. It has no cd-rom drive, so I followed the instructions 
> to create a boot floppy (the low-memory version, since I believe it has only 
> 4 or 5 megs of ram). But when I try to boot with this floppy (or the regular 
> rescue floppy, for that matter), I just get a message saying "Boot Failed." 
> I was wondering if you could give me any advice on this. Thanks.

I was having the same problem with an old NEC Versa. Try using the
"safe" boot series. They should be in the same download tree as the
normal floppies.

Nathan Valentine - nrvale0@uky.edu
University of Kentucky Distributed Computing Systems Lab
AIM: NRVesKY ICQ: 39023424

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