install questions (was Re: hello, urgent)

Bill Moran wmoran at
Thu May 20 08:15:49 PDT 2004

Please read

Praneeth Reddy wrote:
> i have only 1.38 mb floppy disks, so can i burn those
> 2 files into one cd and install it by cdrom.

You have a few choices:
1) if you don't have a CD, you can create two floppies,
    boot from them and install via ftp over the internet
2) If you have a CD that will boot, you can burn an ISO
    image, boot off the CD and do the entire install from
3) If you have a CD, but it won't boot, you can boot from
    floppies (as in #1) then install the remainer of the
    system from CD

> or how do i install with iso files.

If you don't know how to burn an ISO to a CD, read the docs for the CD
burning software you're using, all CD burning software is different.

> how much mb does
> it take after totall install.

It depends on the type of install.  A minumal is only a few hundred meg, but
a more practical installation will probably require a few gig.

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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