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Subject: [linux-help] Re: Laptop Install Probs
From: Thomas Wallis <wallis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 11:12:02 -0500 (CDT)
Reply-to: linux-help@xxxxxxxxx

On Thu, 4 May 2006, Olwe Bottorff wrote:

> Just got a Thinkpad T20 (came with Win2000sp4...sic)
> and tried to install Fed5 from burnt CDs. Midway
> through the 1st disk it fails, saying it can't read
> the CD. I run the "media test" Fed5 provides--and
> disks 1 and 2 come up bad. I'm pretty sure they're not
> (used the same on my main box install), so I suspect
> the CDROM drive is old/too slow/flaky.
> So, is there a way to install over the net? Can I
> install from my main box (Fed 5), or even over the
> Internet? At this point I'll take anybody's Linux
> distro.

        Netinstall is supported under Debian Sarge.  You will need boot 
floppies or a minimal bootable CDROM.

                                T W
> LB
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