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Re: Install problem with PCMCIA DVD-ROM



These are the few option I can think of.

1) Copy iso of the DVD on the harddisk and point the installer there.
(easiest)
2) Put the iso on http/ftp/nfs and point the installer to the location
on the network.
3) Use a usb DVD rom.

HTH
Arun

On Tue, 2006-05-16 at 20:39 -0400, Miata Red wrote:
> I am having real difficulties installing FC5 on my Tablet PC Toshiba 3500.
> 
> It has no built-in CD or DVD, rather it's an external model that uses a 
> PCMCIA card.
> 
> I have done the DVD from the image on the Fedora site.
> 
> I can boot from the DVD and I press Enter to get the installation going, It 
> starts, I pick the language and keyboard, then it starts loading.
> 
> Then FC wants to know where the Installation files are: CD-ROM, Hard Drive, 
> and 2 more choices.
> 
> If I pick CD-ROM it wants a driver or driver disk - and none of the offered 
> choices work...
> 
> I have researched the web for a few weeks now and have no idea what to do 
> next.
> 
> I have some info on creating a floppy to load the Linux driver for PCMCIA to 
> load on the floppy first, but I am at a loss to do this - I am new to Linux 
> and want to learn it - but I need to install it first.
> 
> Can anyone shed some light ??? any ideas ???
> 
> Many thanks.
> 
> Denis 
> 


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