[ILUG] Linux on Dell Latitude CSx?
lhecking at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Feb 8 14:25:53 GMT 2006
Proinnsias Breathnach writes:
> On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 01:39:01PM +0000, Lars Hecking wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I have this crappy old Dell laptop here that I would like to breathe new
> > life into. The problem: it has no cd or floppy drive, and cannot boot off
> > USB. It is, however, equipped with a connector for a docking station.
> Let's start with what it does have:
> I'm going to guess: A hard-drive
> Possibly a CD drive
No CD drive.
> Simplest solution - if you have a hard-drive, you can schlap it into
> something that will allow a base install of something (debian maybe)
> after which, re-insert into the Dell, and work from there ?
I have tried that with no success. The other laptop was a Gateway, I might
get it to work if I could lay my hands on another Dell.
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