[olug] Small old laptop challenge

Abraham Serafino abrahams at teknohazard.com
Mon May 4 16:49:29 UTC 2009

If it's not an IDE floppy interface you might need some drivers for it or
you might have to recompile your kernel after you install.

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Bill Brush <bbrush at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 11:36 AM, T. J. Brumfield <enderandrew at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > What about an external CD drive?
> I imagine IBM made one, but I don't have one for it, and it almost
> assuredly wouldn't be bootable.  Since this is a work owned laptop I
> can't really ask the boss to buy parts for it either.  :-)  The floppy
> interface appears to be some kind of parallel port since it has a
> printer/floppy graphic by it.  Other than that it's got the docking
> port, and the PC card slots.
> Maybe I'll e-mail the DeliLinux maintainer and ask if he has a floppy
> install option.
> Bill
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