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Re: Quick Question

On Fri, 2 Jan 1998, BRIAN SCHRAMM wrote:

>      I have a Slackware 2.0 system that has no capability of running a
>      floppy or booting from the CD-ROM (Sound Blaster Pro16).  I would like
>      to update it to the newest (1.3) Debian release that I have so my main
>      machine and my server (this machine) has the same system.  Keeping in
>      mind that I cannot boot off of anything but the hard drive (SCSI) how
>      do I start the install?  I do not have DOS on this machine at all.

Hi Brian!

AFAIK you need at least a bootable floppy drive *OR* a bootable CD-ROM
drive (such a thing is common in newer PCs) to install Debian GNU/Linux.


Daniel Gross

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