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Re: Linux to Notebook

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  • SIMS, Paul, LCTL
    plip operates via a parallel laplink cable connected to the parallel port, not a null modem. SuSE at least has a plip installation feature on its bootdisks,
    Message 1 of 7 , May 25, 1999
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      plip operates via a parallel laplink cable connected to the parallel port,
      not a null modem. SuSE at least has a plip installation feature on its
      bootdisks, this is unsupported however.

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: S. Daniel Knapp [SMTP:saint@...]
      > Sent: Sunday, May 23, 1999 6:55 PM
      > To: linux@onelist.com
      > Subject: Re: [linux] Linux to Notebook
      >
      > From: "S. Daniel Knapp" <saint@...>
      >
      > > I have a notebook computer on which I would like to install Linux.
      > >
      > > My problem, this computer does not have a cdrom. All the Linux distros
      > > I have are on cd.
      > >
      > > Is there an easy solution for this ?
      >
      > Connect both computers and run installation with PLIP (nullmodem I think)
      > on your notebook. Then you can read the cd that's in your computer and
      > install it over PLIP.
      >
      > -Dan
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