Re: [debian-knoppix] XP Laptop and Knoppix
On Sat, Apr 05, 2003 at 09:10:19AM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Donn aka N5XWB [Fri, Apr 04 2003, 05:04:14PM]:
> > Has anyone gotten a Laptop running XP with a lack of a bios
> > CD boot to work under KNOPPIX? I checked loadlin and it
> > seems to be a DOS/9x/ME only program.
> > These are rather common in the US.
> Well, how do you boot a such crap to reinstall XP? If it should be
> possible to boot it with an USB stick. Another way (untested with
> Knoppix) is copying the bootable floppy image from the CD to C:\ and
> declaring it in c:\boot.ini so you get it in the Win-XP boot manager.
Network boot via PXE, or via a floppy disk (if there is one) should be
PS: I wouldn't buy such a BIOS-less notebook either.
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