From: Breathnach, Proinnsias(Dublin) (breatpro at domain MLE.CO.UK)
Date: Mon 07 Feb 2000 - 16:24:38 GMT
Best bet ... make a DOS bot disk with CD drivers
Boot to the a:\> prompt, run the d:\dosutils\autoboot.bat from the CD
that *should* do the trick.
(actually booting to DOS with CD drivers of any type would work (config.sys
menu / clean boot ??))
The other option is to try and boot from the CD, but that's not always
> -----Original Message-----
> Hi all,
> Just a quicky. I am trying to install RED HAT 6 onto a laptop with a
> removable floppy/cdrom drivre. I can get it to boot with the floppy
> installed but it then hangs and says " BOOT FAILED" I think it may be
> because it cannot find the cdrom drive (I can't have the two on the
> laptop at the same time) Does anyone have any ideas.
> I could use dos and copy the cd to the hard drive but the hard drive
> is v. small.
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