Re: And now for something completely different... etch!
On Sun, Jun 12, 2005 at 02:17:08PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Sunday 12 June 2005 09:14, Frans Pop <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Some older BIOSes don't allow booting from CD-ROM, let alone netbooting or
> It's easy to solve the problem of a BIOS that doesn't support booting from
> CD-ROM. You have a boot loader on a floppy disk that loads the kernel and
> initrd from CD.
This is of course a good workaround. But this floppies have to be
available. Does debian have such floppies?
> People who have really old hardware should ask at their local LUG if someone
> has any unused computers that they don't need. I've offered quite a few old
> computers for free to members of my LUG. Recently I offered a P3-800 machine
> with broken PSU and a Pentium 200 machine that was fully operational and
> found no-one who wanted them. It seems that at my LUG there's no-one who has
> lesser hardware.
I've seen a lot of servers for small companies, which are older ;-(
Andreas "Jimmy" Gredler
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