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SubjectRe: installing Linux over a network
The base debian install takes only 12 floppies or so.
If you have a network card that works in linux you can install the base system
over the network, then you only need 4 floppies or so.

http://www.debian.org

-Justin

On Sun, Aug 19, 2001 at 09:21:37PM -0400, tristan wrote:
> I havent been able to find a way of installing
> Linux slackware or red hat with out using 90 or more
> floppies, and i have no cd rom on my 386. Is there
> a way to install Linux over a network on such an old machine.
> It currently has windows 3.1 and DOS running. And
> has one 60 mb hard drive and one 120 mb hard drive.
> I have found a small easy to install minix 386 that goes over
> DOS so I may just use that to start off, in order to install
> a very old linux kernel .01 or .02
>
> Tristan
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