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Re: [SLE] Suse 7.1 on HP Omnibook 900; How to get the CD-ROM to work at the initial boot?
Sorry, me again. I've been told that it is no problem if I have the
optional floppy cable (attaches the floppy to the parallel port) and
the cd-rom is at boot-time at the external module bay.

Is there any other way -- apart from mirroring the 7 CDs on the
harddisk under NT, and then boot from floppy and install from

On Friday 18 May 2001 12:12, Armin Roehrl wrote:
> Dear HP notebook users,
> I'd appreciate any help on how to get the
> external cd-rom drive to work for install with suse 7.1;
> I boot with the floppies, and then when yast shows up - it complains
> to find no cd-rom drive, so I swap the external floppy against
> an external cd-rom drive. I tried on load CD-ROM module
> to find the right driver, but had no luck there.
> It is the default cd-rom drive coming with the machine;
> Anybody got it working?
> Thx
> Armin


Armin Roehrl armin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Approximity Ltd.

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