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Re: Lubuntu on Intel and i586


On Fri, 15 Oct 2010 10:51:42 +0200
Leszek Lesner <leszek.lesner@xxxxxx> wrote:

> Am 15.10.2010 06:20, schrieb Ben Coleman:
> > On 10/14/2010 07:24 PM, Benny Hult wrote:
> > > But it lacks with packages if you compare to Lubuntu.
> > > Hope we can see you using Lubuntu still in the future, becouse the grass
> > > ain't greener on the other side of the fence ;)
> >
> > Well, turns out that my other Lubuntu candidate (A Compaq Armada 7800
> > running a PII/266) is i686-class despite being slower than the AMD, so
> > Lubuntu 10.10 should run OK on it, if I can manage to burn a Lubuntu
> > CD-R that it will read (the CDROM reader on this machine tends to be a
> > bit finicky, and it's old enough that I don't think that it will boot
> > from USB Flash).
> There is a trick to it. You must create a Live-CD and a Live USB Stick.
> Pop in the CD and try booting from the cd until you see the bootmenu.
> Stick in the USB Live Stick.
> Now you need to act fast. Press Enter to boot. Wait until the message
> Loading xyz ... displays on your screen. Now pop out the cd-rom and it
> will then boot from usb key.
> It's a nice trick to get any computer with cdrom drive boot from usb.
Try as I might I cannot get that to work
Steve Cook (Yorvyk)


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