[olug] Small old laptop challenge
T. J. Brumfield
enderandrew at gmail.com
Mon May 4 17:01:00 UTC 2009
This is a reach, but can you remove the HDD from the laptop, use
another machine to install to that HDD, and the put it back in? That
being said, floppy install is probably your best bet.
-- T. J.
On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 11:58 AM, Bill Brush <bbrush at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Sam Tetherow <tetherow at shwisp.net> wrote:
>> There was no support for external CD boot on the 701c. It also had no
>> internal networking. So I don't think there was a way to do PXE boot.
> Ok, as a test, I can confirm that it will boot to a DOS floppy. At
> least Sam has saved me looking for a CD drive for it in the scrap bin.
> It looks like my options are either floppy install or an installer
> that can find a PC card NIC and a network install.
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