Installing Linux Over Network (No CDROM Drive)
Jan 15, 2008, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The problem--although it does not concern all of us--is not
taken from outer space. It actually exists even in case of modern
laptops, like Thinkpad X61, which lack a CD drive to save on
weight. Installing Linux over network is one of the few options in
such case. But it is handy also in more conventional situations.
It's generally faster (downloading and installing can be done in
parallel), cheaper (you don't need to burn a CD/DVD) and of course
"Well, so let's get it working then..."