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Re: Laptop FAQ // Debian on Floppys??

Ok, I think I've got the equipment, one debian server, two laptops that
need debian, and a null modem serial cable. I think thats all I need, so
if I hook up the cable between laptop and server, now what?

Thanks this REALLY helps
Will Robertson

On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 22, 1999 at 10:28:21AM -0700, will@franklinhs.pps.k12.or.us wrote:
> > found a pcmcia Network Card thats in my price range yet, Is there a way I
> > can do it without a network card.
> Yes, via the serial port. pppd is part of the base system. Once you installed 
> the 6 or 7 floppies of the base system, you can run PPP over the serial port
> with a nearby and friendly computer, connected by a null-modem cable.
> That's how I install Debian on old laptops without anything better.

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