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    If you have a bootable floppy drive you can get the Smart Boot Manager floppy disk and use that to boot from CD. It's a pretty handy piece of kit I've used many times.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigtomrodney
    If you have a bootable floppy drive you can get the Smart Boot Manager floppy disk and use that to boot from CD. It's a pretty handy piece of kit I've used many times.
    forgot about that. thanx !
    download Smart Boot Manager Floppy from here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by devils_casper View Post
    forgot about that. thanx !
    download Smart Boot Manager Floppy from here.
    WOW! Thank you so much! I'll try that out tomorrow night (tonight?) and let you know how it goes.

    Thanks again!

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    Well, I tried smart boot manager, and it didn't recognize my PCMCIA CD drive. I have a different CD drive I'll try tomorrow, but I'm skeptical that it will work. Any tips for doing a hard disk install?

    Thanks

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    you can try debian install from a floppy and maybe afterwards install xfce.
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    Quote Originally Posted by carlosponti View Post
    you can try debian install from a floppy and maybe afterwards install xfce.
    I can't do an install from floppy, because I don't have a built in ethernet on this laptop.

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