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Hi all. I'm trying to save a 10 year old 560X ThinkPad from the scrap heap. I'm thinking of using DSL or maybe Fluxbuntu. Xubuntu would be pushing it with ...
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- 08-26-2008 #1
Old IBM Thinkpad install
Here's the trick: no CD, no floppy, no LAN, and cannot boot from the USB.
I bought an ATA to USB adapter so I can remove the HD and mount it to my Ubuntu 8.04 desktop system. What I'd like to do is format the drive so it's bootable and will get me to a command line, put it back in the notebook, and then install from an ISO.
Anyone tried anything like this? I can't think of any other options. The current Windows 98 partition is screwed up so I can no longer boot into that. Gotta start fresh.
Any help would be awesome!