Re: Quick Question
OK Sten Anderson;
Thanks for the idea, how would I copy the disks from the cd to the
hard drive? Or can I tell LILO to boot the cd files? I am assuming
that the cd has anything I would need to get this to work. Also, just
for kicks, is there a way to just get the boot image from the cd and
put it onto the hard drive from Slackware? I know that this machine
is hard to do this with but I figure that once I have Debian installed
I can update it from that point on and not have anything to worry
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Subject: Re: Quick Question
Author: email@example.com at INTERNET
Date: 1/2/98 4:47 PM
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.
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.
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