Maybe something like try to setup a serial/parallel link
and use zmodem to transfer your data
It is also very hard to update your kernel to potato....
either update your distro to potato, or your kernel to the
latest and greaters 2.2 or 2.4 kernel...
On Tue, 17 Oct 2000 email@example.com wrote:
> Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 07:55:43 -0400 (EDT)
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
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> Subject: kernels
> Resent-Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2000 13:56:06 +0200
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> I'm having a huge problem trying to upgrade my kernel to
> Potato. I'm trying to do it all vie floppy disk, because
> I haven't been able to set up my PCMCIA network card
> yet. The kernel image is 13MB, which poses a bit of a
> challenge, as I don't think superdisks will work on my
> normal floppy drive ;p. My laptop is a 486 DX4 with
> 100mhz, 8MB RAM and 230MB HDD on my linux partition. It
> has no CD Rom eihter. All it has is a floppy disk drive.
> We managed to buy it 3 months before they released the
> laptop with CD Rom included. I'm babbling.
> Bottom line: Does anybody know of any easy way that I
> can upgrade my kernel? It seems as if I need a lot of
> packages and the 13MB image...
> Thank you
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