[rescue] Oh yeah ...

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Fri Feb 20 07:21:25 CST 2009

Scott Newell wrote:
> At 09:48 PM 2/19/2009, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> (It has XPSP3 now, which is painful with only 256MB RAM.  The goal is to
>> dual-boot 2KPro and either Slackware or Gentoo.  Tough to set up without
>> an optical drive.)
> Can you pull the drive and stick it in an external USB housing, then 
> load from a desktop?  Does the laptop support PXE boot?

Feasible in principle if I had an external USB housing.

> I've done the 'copy the 2k setup disk to a drive to install without a 
> cd-rom', but I think I always had a bootable FAT partition to start with.

yeah, that's what I was hoping to set up with PM.

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