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Thank you for your help. I am still trying to get this installed but have had little time and am now having trouble getting the antique to read disks!!!...
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    Thank you for your help. I am still trying to get this installed but have had little time and am now having trouble getting the antique to read disks!!!

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    rokytnji - this laptop doesn't have 2 input drives installed - it is a swappable bay - either floppy or cdrom but bios won't allow boot from cdrom

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    getting the antique to read disks
    Antique CD Drives have a hard time with cdrw disks. Cdr works though.
    either floppy or cdrom but bios won't allow boot from cdrom
    You might want to talk to Passiday who is a member on this forum. He like you has a laptop that is vintage. Here are some threads I responded to dealing with his problem booting Linux. He might be able to help you as I have sold all my vintage stuff and used the bucks to buy a Asus Micro Desktop.

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ins...ooting-cd.html

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ins...op-90ties.html

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/oth...all-linux.html
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