[brluglist] Re: RH 7.1 Install Problem
cusachs at bellsouth.net
Sat Jul 7 21:27:03 CDT 2001
I tried using a boot floppy before I discovered, or rather Terry showed me,
the motherboard supports booting to CD. Same problem, a slightly
different collection of error messages flashing by.
At 03:05 PM 7/7/01 -0500, you wrote:
<em>>I've installed on boxes with 128 MB RAM before. Never had a problem. No
<em>>comments to lilo. I hesitate to ask at this point, but have you tried
<em>>using a boot floppy to initiate the install? I have a friend who could
<em>>not install (specifically) Red Hat 7.1 on a certain machine because of its
<em>>cdrom. He's done SuSE and BSD on it without failure. He used a boot
<em>>floppy to initiate the install, and RH 7.1 went on without incident.
<em>>There are instructions available for burning a downloadable
<em>>boot-floppy-image onto a floppy from DOS, so it'd be an easy thing to try
<em>>if it hasn't been done yet.
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