Re: Installing on an AMD K6-2-350

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To be honest, I don't know if there is any documentation.

But when I can't install with speach, at the boot> prompt, if you type:
text telnet ip= netmask= gateway=
Assuming that your computer's IP is (or your desired IP) and 
that your gateway is, if you have more than one ethernet device, 
you will need an optional:
I think that's the right one anyway, I have never looked.

As I say, I have never found any documentation on this installation method, 
but it is popular in the blind comunity. :D


Chris Norman
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "david" <[email protected]>
To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <[email protected]>
Sent: Friday, December 30, 2005 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: Installing on an AMD K6-2-350


The option of a "telnet" install has me mystified.  Can you point me to
some information?  Remember that the installation CD can't get beyond
"linux text"

Yes, it has a NIC, and I do have broadband.


At 10:58 PM 12/30/2005, you wrote:
>If it has an NIC, you could try a telnet install.
>Chris Norman
>I have an ancient machine that ran FC1 just fine.
>However, now when I boot from the installation CD (1), and enter
>    linux text
>the system reboots itself.
>I can't get out of this loop.
>Should I discard the computer, or is there some magic boot parameter that
>might work?
>Or some alternate solution, since floppys are too small.

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