Re: [PARPORT] Installation via Laplink Cable

From: Jochen Hoenicke (Jochen.Hoenicke@Informatik.Uni-Oldenburg.DE)
Date: Fri Nov 03 2000 - 09:06:31 EST

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    On Nov 2, Bruce C. Anderson wrote:
    > Howdy Everyone
    > I have a 486/66 laptop, that I would like to install Linux on. I have
    > Redhat Linux on a CD, but the 486 does not have a CD-drive. My other laptop
    > does, and I would like to connect the two via a Laplink cable, and install
    > Redhat Linux on the 486.
    > I am a rank novice at Linux, which is why I would like to have it on the
    > 486. If I screw something up on that machine, I won't lose anything. :) I
    > have also read a number of How-Tos, but with my inexperience I could not
    > make heads or tails of them.

    The important HOW-TO for you is the plip install howto (PLIP is the
    laplink cable network). It explicitly mentiones installation of
    RedHat Linux. See


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