Re: Debian on an old PC
On Thursday 06 January 2005 01:42 pm, Vegard Lundby Rekaa wrote:
> > I would be surprised if that old machine could *boot a cdrom*. Have
> > you tried *that*?
> > ;-0
> It can't boot from cdrom, it has one (4X) but the system doesn't know of
> it untill an OS is loaded (i.e. win98se). I'm forced to install linux with
> floppy disks.
Try using this:
From Debian-boot mailing list:
Smart Boot Manager (http://btmgr.sourceforge.net/) can be started from
floppy and allows some older computers to boot from CD. That's how I
loaded my firewall/router machine with Sarge.
Might be worth a try. --Don