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Re: [LUG] Pentium 100 laptop
I am the proud owner of a Toshiba Pentium 100 laptop without CD drive or USB. I am pondering how best to install a Linux distro such as DSL or Puppy.
If any of you have tried such a installation I would be pleased to learn how it was done.
Does it have a floppy drive? If that's the case, then you'll need to find a distro that has boot floppy images. I had a quick look at the DSL and Puppy pages, and didn't see any such thing, but I didn't look very hard.
Back in the day when this sort of hardware was standard, you installed linux by booting with a floppy disk and then depending on the type of install, either loaded more floppies or installed over the network. I think the hardest part will be finding a distro that still has boot floppies.
Further poking about uncovered this:
That sounds like your best bet. This of course all assumes you have a floppy and network device.
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