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Re: HELP!!!!!!

On Mon, 8 Dec 1997, --- A.T.E. --- wrote:

> O.K. here's the problem ..... I have a laptop and I want to take dos 
> ,windows and all that stuff off and just run a straight Linux system but 
> ...........if I do that how can I install Linux on it ? It doesn't have a 
> cd-rom (well it does but it's pcmcia), and all of my Linux stuff is on 
> cd-rom !..................My cd-rom is supported with kernal image 
> 2.0.30 and newer  and I can solve this but my resc1440 disk uses k.image 
> 2.0.29 so I need to get a rescue disk that has 2.0.30.
> The real problem I am having is that without my cd-rom I can't install 
> the base system and it is too large to put on a floppy to install it>
> WHAT CAN I DO?????????????

Do you have a PCMCIA or parallel port ethernet card that you can use to
network to another computer with a cd-rom?  I was able to do an ftp
install that way by mounting the cd-rom on my desktop and ftping from

Bob Nielsen                 Internet: nielsen@primenet.com
Tucson, AZ                  AMPRnet:  w6swe@w6swe.ampr.org

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