[CentOS] Re: Install Using Floppy/CD

Charles Sliger chaz at bctonline.com
Wed Sep 27 00:37:07 UTC 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Scott Silva
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 12:38 PM
> To: centos at centos.org
> Subject: [CentOS] Re: Install Using Floppy/CD
> Charles Sliger spake the following on 9/26/2006 12:25 PM:
> > Is there a doc that describes how to create a floppy that will boot and
> > then switch over to the installation CD?
> >
> > It looks to me like this should be possible using grub on the floppy.
> Are you trying to install on a machine that doesn't allow booting from CD?
> There is a boot floppy using smart boot manager that allows you to boot
> from a
> cd on systems that don't have the option.
> http://btmgr.webframe.org/
[chaz> ] The Smart Boot Manager web site seems to be broken.  At least the
download links are broken.  I've tried with both Linux and Windoz systems
using 3 different browsers.  Same behavior.  Clicking on the link just
redisplays the page.

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