[CentOS] Installing from CD
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Wed Jul 13 11:54:28 UTC 2011
Steve Clark wrote:
> On 07/13/2011 12:46 AM, Ron Blizzard wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 2:54 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
>>> On 07/12/11 11:53 AM, Ron Blizzard wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 10:29 AM, Steve Clark<sclark at netwolves.com> wrote:
>>>>>> With an HP DL140 we open the cover and temporarily plug in a standard atapi
>>>>>> 5.25 DVD drive in place of the CD drive.
>>>> If he's talking about a standard Optiplex GX240, it takes a regular
>>>> IDE DVD drive which is almost a throw-away item these days.
>>> an HP DL140 is a 1U server that uses a very slim laptop style drive.
>> Even laptop style DVD drives have become a near throw-away item.
>> Everyone wants DVD writers now.
> Yeah, but it is really hard to find atapi style laptop drives,
> everything has gone to sata.
If there is support in the BIOS, you can use USB DVD drive, even if you
use USB rack for HDD 3.5" and hook regular DVD drive instead of HDD. I
have done that in the past.
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