Re: linux for dummies book
"Jeremy Watts" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> i've been trying to install red hat using the 'linux for dummies' book 4th
> editiion with Red Hat Linux 8 on 2 CD ROMS, but have hit a problem.
> i've been following the 'booting from a floppy installation disk' on p.36
> and the book says:
> 1. insert cd1 and make a note of the drive letter
> 2. open the command prompt
> 3. change to the drive letter noted in 1.
> 4. change directory with the command 'cd dosutils'
> Now there doesnt seem to be a directory on the disk called 'dosutils'.[/color]
> used the windows Search tool to look for it and its come up with nothing.
> Any idea what this is and why it doesnt seem to be on the disk??
before you get too far...
you may not even need a bootdisk
most linux distros have a bootable cd