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Re: [SLUG] Red Hat 6 Installation
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Red Hat 6 Installation
- From: Jobst Schmalenbach <jobst@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue May 29 19:11:02 2001
- Organization: Barrett Consulting Group Pty Ltd
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On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 06:22:53PM +1000, enterfornone (enterfornone@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > On Tue, May 29, 2001 at 05:35:33PM +1000, Raena Lea-Shannon
> (raena@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> > > Dear Slug,
> > >
> > > I am installing RH 6 on a Pentium 75. Booting on the boot floppy is not
> > > problem. It identifies the CD ROM Drive (Panasonic/Scoundblast CR) but
> > This card/cdrom requires proprietry drivers, I wouldnt think that there's
> > one available.
> > You're better off buying a second hand IDE cdrom and use that.
> If it's one of the original soundblaster drives there are certainly drivers
> for it (or at least there was back in 1.2 or whatever). My first Linux
> system had one of those and it worked fine (tho IIRC you needed to hack the
> header to tell it the IRQs etc). sbpcd was the name of the driver.
I remember that a few years back (96 or so) we tried that but didnt
succeed. For a second hand cdrom of some $30 (low speed) you dont go
through that hassle.
My Dogma got run over by my Karma.
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