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Re: Dell Laptop Install Help



worldly wrote:
> 
> I am trying to install Linux on an old Dell 100 Laptop that was given to
> me. It has an external CD drive with a card that you slip into a side
> slot. In Windows the CD drive works just fine but when I try to use it
> to install Linux off of a CD the Linux Install program does not
> recognize the CD Drive. I really have no idea how to make the Linux
> Install see the CD Drive ??

Try this out. Make a Win98 startup disk. Boot your Laptop with it. When
it comes to the menu, select "CD ROM support" option. Then cd to the RH
disk, and go to dosutils directory. Run autoboot.bat and let's see what
happens.

-Manuel.



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