F13 boot floppy??

Beartooth beartooth at comcast.net
Thu Aug 5 20:00:58 UTC 2010

	Yes, floppy. 

	I have an old Dell PowerEdge SC 1420, originally a server, now 
mainly for backups and bulk storage; I used to have to burn a boot.iso to 
CD, and put a Fedora DVD into an external USB drive in order to be able 
to upgrade it.

	Last time was much easier; preupgrade worked, no sweat, and it 
ran fine for a long while. Then I goofed it up. (Never mind how -- sheer 
stupidity, mistaking it for another machine on my LAN that did have 

	So I want to try F13 in rescue mode -- unless there's a better 
way. (Remember, it doesn't seem to be able to get its electrons around 
the idea of a DVD, even with Fedora and the external drive to help. Or 
unless there's a boot.iso, small enough for a CD, that I somehow failed 
to find.)

	Point is, it does seem to recognize an external USB floppy drive 
just fine, and maybe even be willing to boot from one ...

Beartooth Staffwright, Neo-Redneck Not Quite Clueless Power User
I have precious (very precious!) little idea where up is.

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