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Re: Installation with boot disk

On Sat, Sep 01, 2007 at 12:50:12PM -0700, AlexM wrote:
> Hi,
>   I have a Debian distro (4.0) on a DVD that I'd like to install on a
> machine with XP on it. The machine is not that new and does not boot from
> the DVD. How can I make a boot disk so that the start up will install from
> the DVD which should take over?

I suggest you use win32-loader.  It's currently being integrated in lenny
media set, but for now you can use the network version (which will install
etch) at:


I think you can still tell it to use files from your DVD via the expert menu
once D-I is launched.

Robert Millan

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