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Re: Upgrade from Sarge to Etch Satisfactorily Completed

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 04:19:15AM +0100, s. keeling wrote:
> alan@patriot.net <alan@patriot.net>:
> > > On Sun, 23 Mar 2008 17:18:33 -0400 (EDT)
> > > alan@patriot.net wrote:
> Even with computers with BIOS too old to boot from CD, Debian CDs
> provide sbm (smart boot manager) which can boot it from a floppy,
> which then boots a CD.  Mount a Debian CD and "cd /cdrom/install"

Well, SBM never worked on my 486 IBM.  All my newer boxes can boot from
CD directly.


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