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Re: TP760E: How to boot a Linux image from Win95 ?

On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 12:00:43PM +0200, Gregor Hoffleit wrote:
> Hi,
> I know this is a pretty dumb question, but time is pressing and I just
> don't get it:
> I bought a used ThinkPad 760E with Win95 installed. The machine has a
> slot for either a CD-ROM or a floppy drive. Obviously the floppy drive
> is defective (doesn't read disks under Win95 at all), and the BIOS
> doesn't support booting from the CD-ROM.

i did this on a thinkpad x20 before i had the ultrabase (i.e., no floppy
and no cd). loadlin will be your friend.

follow the directions from:
> I would be glad about any comments regarding that situation. I guess I
> just need a pointer in the right direction in order to make my way.

hopefully that will get you going. 

Sergio J. Rey	http://typhoon.sdsu.edu/rey.html
Hm. Too much like COBOL.  - Stewart Stremler

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