OT boot floppy
dontodd at columbus.rr.com
Mon Jul 11 21:10:12 UTC 2005
Thanks, that's exactly what I was looking for! Why was it so hard to
find on google? I guess boot manager is the key phrase.
On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 04:59:19PM -0400, Trevor Nightingale wrote:
> If you are unable to boot from your CD ROM drive, you can try Smart Boot Manager at http://btmgr.webframe.org/.
> One of my older machines cannot boot from the CD ROM, however this software allows you to select the CD Rom drive and it worked great for me.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com [mailto:ubuntu-users-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Todd Slater
> Sent: Monday, July 11, 2005 16:46
> To: Ubuntu Help and User Discussions
> Subject: Re: OT boot floppy
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2005 at 08:30:26AM +1200, Daniel Cross wrote:
> > >I can't boot from CD. When I was messing around with Fedora, I found
> > >a reference to a boot floppy you could use that would actually boot
> > >from floppy then let you pick which device to boot. So I could boot
> > >with the floppy in, then choose cd. This let me install Fedora.
> > First off, why can't you boot from CD? Is the CD enabled as the first
> > boot device in the BIOS?
> Yes, but I don't know if it's old BIOS, old cd-rom, or what, but it will not boot from CD.
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