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Re: thinkpad, no floppy
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: thinkpad, no floppy
- From: "STeve Andre'" <andres_(_at_)_msu_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 00:01:09 -0400
Just a thought: go into the bios setup and disable the
floppy. Then try booting up with the CD again. I dimly
remember a test install on a ThinkPad which didn't
have its floppy but needed it disabled anyway in order
to let OpenBSD boot.
On Tuesday 20 May 2003 22:53, Chris Paul wrote:
> Dear OpenBSD family,
> It's getting to the point where I amaze myself when I sit, going through
> the many iterations of trying to remember the latest in a countless list
> of passwords. Was that 4th character a upper or lower F?
> Anyhow, I mis-placed my thinkpad's floppy, which I normally use to boot
> the special install disk with the pcmcia drivers, etc on it.
> And the (purchased) CD and all the bsd.rd's I've tried don't work. It
> hangs loading kernel after "fdc0 at isa0 port 0x3f0/6 irq 6 drq 2".
> So if anyone has recently installed to a Thinkpad (T23, to be specific)
> without using the dang floppy drive, I'd, just for this one hot lazy
> hazy northern California day, be able to not have to sift through
> volumes of internet google.
> this little thinkpad just went through a wallop of configurations,
> tests, more configurations, and I'd like to phoenix it with a fresh
> installation of 3.3.
> I have other things better to do but right now this thing needs a
> Just thouroughly rearranged and organized the office today looking for
> that drive. What the hell did I do with that thing?
> your friend always,
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