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Re: [SLE] Install 9.1 on old laptop
i booted from a slackware disk, and enabled the swap partition i made. that
fixed that. however the network module is not found. hmmm. can't find the
network card or the external cdrom.

any suggestions?

Proctor.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Anders Johansson" <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 20:56
Subject: Re: [SLE] Install 9.1 on old laptop


> On Thursday 20 May 2004 04.50, Proctor wrote:
> > I appologise!
> >
> > alt+F9 does give a prompt. however "fdisk" returns "command not
found"...
> >
> > where to go from here? Is it possible to partition and format?
>
> I'm not sure what's on the floppies. Look in / and see what directories
are
> there. It could just be that it's in a directory there that isn't in your
> path
>
> Worst case scenario: boot with some "linux on a floppy" distro (for
example
> http://www.toms.net/rb/ ), partition, mkswap, then boot the installer, go
to
> alt-f9 and do swapon on the swap partition you create
>
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