[CentOS] I'm Stuck

Sergey Podushkin posev at sibmail.com
Wed Aug 6 16:41:40 UTC 2008

Bob Smither wrote:
> Dear List,
> I have an older Sony Vaio that I would like to install CentOS on.  The
> unit has a USB CD that can _not_ be used as a boot device (the Sony one
> could, but mine is an aftermarket CD and can't be used to boot).  It
> does have a floppy drive that it can boot from.
> The only network install method for CentOS that I can find uses a CD,
> not a floppy.
> Is there anyway to get CentOS on this machine?
You can write floppy, boot from it and continue install from CD.
I hope... ;)

If your Sony can boot from network by PXE, so you can use that way too
(and it's one I prefer), but you have to have appropriate server for
this type of install.

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