[K12OSN] Wierd question. . .
edward at netday.org.za
Tue Dec 6 15:33:39 UTC 2005
On 06 Dec 2005, at 4:32 PM, Paul VanGundy wrote:
> Have you checked out http://rom-o-matic.net/? They might have what
> looking for.
> Paul VanGundy
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com]
> On Behalf
> Of Doug Simpson
> Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2005 9:29 AM
> To: k12osn at redhat.com
> Subject: [K12OSN] Wierd question. . .
> I have a 386 computer that has no card slots and no PCMCIA slots
> but want
> to floppy-boot it to a console session from my terminal server for
> diagnostics and configuration/monitoring purposes.
> I have a Compex parallel ethernet adapter and was wondering if
> there is an
> etherboot floppy for that device.
> Wierd, I know, but it is just for the heqq of it anyway. . . But after
> all, it is about bringing new life back to older hardware. . . I
> like to
> take the "old hardware" literally. . .
Not sure about this, but I seem to recall that the LTSP kernel
stopped working on 386's back around 3.10.5, so you may have to go
back a bit and make sure you have a 386 compatible kernel.
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