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.