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Re: [vox-tech] Fwd: Knoppix Questions
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Re: [vox-tech] Fwd: Knoppix Questions

I have Knoppix 4.0.2 CD or DVD. I'm on UCD Campus today ;-)
DiG McGahan

--- Bill Kendrick <nbs@sonic.net> wrote:

> Shneor attempted to post the following to vox-tech from an
> unsubscribed
> address, so I'm passing it to the list, and Cc'ing them.  :^)
> -bill!
> ----- Forwarded message from shneor@dcn.davis.ca.us -----
> Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2006 9:09:00 -0700
> From: shneor@dcn.davis.ca.us
> Subject: Knoppix Questions
> To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> Hello.
> I have a serious problem and I am trying to find out just how much
> Knoppix might help in the short term.
> Background: I run W2K on my main PC with an IDE hard drive and a USB
> drive, both using NTFS. A Couple of weeks ago, as a result of a
> foolish decision, my hard drive's mbr was wiped out and as far as the
> bios knows, there's no hard drive. W2K won't reinstall.
> Enter Knoppix - Lugod handed out Knoppix CDs a couple of years
> ago. When I load it my devices work and it reads the data on my USB
> drive.
> Question: Can I install a Knoppix partition or boot sector on my USB
> drive so I can save config info? Can I install Knoppix on the USB
> drive so I could run Knoppix from my USB drive, without causing
> problems for W2K? Can I make a boot floppy for Knoppix if it is
> installed on the USB drive?
> Finally, is a more recent version of Knoppix on CD locally available?
> Thank you.
> Shneor
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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