Re: [PARPORT] parport cdrom install

Date: Tue Apr 18 2000 - 04:33:45 EDT

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    On Mon, Apr 17, 2000 at 07:23:50PM -0400, Brian Preston wrote:

    > Hello, I was wondering (I have NOT tried it, but am about to.) if
    > Mandrake 7.0 will allow me to install from a parallel port cd-rom.
    > Nothing special, just a standard, everyday, drive. If so, how?
    > What image do I use to boot from the floppy with? Thanks for your
    > help, and is there a site somewhere that goes over all of this?
    > Thanks

    It might do, but it depends on what type of CD-ROM drive you have. If
    it's a Backpack one, for instance, type 6 drives won't work, but type
    5 ones may well do.


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