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VL on a netbook
« on: September 10, 2012, 10:41:36 pm »
I'd like to try out VL on my Compaq Mini 110, which ‒ of course ‒ doesn't have a CD drive. While not a complete ignoramus, "boot from USB stick" is something I've only vaguely heard about <g>.
  • question 1. Is this the way to go here? if so, how do I set about it?
  • question 2. or how about plugging into the network and pointing a browser to the VL Downloads page … but then what?
Thanks in advance for patient advice here!


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Re: VL on a netbook
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2012, 02:41:09 am »
Check out this tutorial:

Quick tip/shortcut: I have got this to work simply by using a downloaded image and using unetbootin, then renaming the "init.lz" file to "init.gz" (in /isolinux).