[TAG] Boot from cd via floppy
francis at daoine.org
Thu Sep 8 23:29:18 MSD 2005
On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 02:24:56PM +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
> > >From September's gazette: "my machine only boots from floppy, and I
> > want it to boot from cd" might be addressed with a smart boot
> > manager,
> > such as sbm. The debian (sarge) one credits James Su and Lonius as
> > authors, and says it was downloaded from
> > http://www.gnuchina.org/~suzhe , but it looks like the useful content
> > can now be found at http://btmgr.sourceforge.net/
> Indeed. It has been mentioned in the LG in the past (twice by me, and
> once by Ben, I believe.) It's OK, and provides a lot of elaborate
> features that can be quite interesting on certain types of hardware, it
> has to be said.
Thanks for the reply. Oops -- I hadn't spotted that. I did try
searching for "sbm", and all I found was a (presumably) mis-spelled
samba config file. But now that I try again, searching for "smart boot
manager", I see that it does appear in the archives.
No harm done.
All the best,
Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
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