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Re: [vox-tech] Laptop Install


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Laptop Install
  • From: Eric Engelhard <ekengelhard@MAPSsagresdiscovery.com>
  • Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2001 11:28:59 -0800
  • References: 3AA68B9E.3020602@afes.com

My linux on laptop experience is limited to a Toshiba 320 CDS with RedHat
5.0 - 6.0 and Mandrake 7.1. I never had to create or use a PCMCIA boot
diskette and the laptop was able to boot from the CD.

Eric

"Robert G. Scofield" wrote:

> Okay, I got the messages about my HTML posts.  Hopefully, the problem
> has been corrected.  If not, then I'll try again.
>
> Here's my question.  If one installs Linux on a laptopp, does one always
> need a PCMCIA boot diskette, or does it depend on whether or not your
> laptop is configured to boot by way of a CD-ROM?
>
> Thank you.
>
> Bob


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