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1  Damn Small Linux / HD Install / How would I install? on: May 01, 2015, 02:21:03 PM
Hello.

So I need to install DSL on this old Pentium II laptop with 128MB RAM. The problem is that it has only 1 USB port and it cannot boot from it. However, it has a bootable floppy drive. So what I did was extract the DSL Embedded zip onto a 2GB USB drive formatted in FAT16 and booted the laptop from a DSL boot floppy. The menu loads fine, but typing in the USB boot command (dsl fromusb xsetup frugal) results in an error message. Boot Failed. I tried different floppies, different USB drives, and even extracting them to a partition on the hard disk (and using the dsl fromhd command), but no luck. What should I do to get DSL installed?
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