I had a friend with this problem. You can put the base system on
five floppies. It really doesn't take too long.
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?????????????
> Please respond as soon as possible !!!
> Randy Ohler
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