Reprogram my Bios??


Old 08-05-00, 04:46 AM
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Been trying to build a 2nd computer out of two 486 machines I have to play with linux. Both machines have 3 1/2" & 5 1/4" floppys. I see no way of changing the boot options in the bios. It's either A, C, or vice versa. I need to boot from the B ( 3-1/2") floppy to get the operating system installed. Is it possible to reprogram the bios to recognize other boot schemes?
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Old 08-06-00, 10:03 AM
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Here's whatyou can do:

See if Setup has a swap floppy selection.

Swap the locations of the 1.44 and 1.2 drives
on the ribbon cable.

Make a 1.2 meg boot disk. Some Linux distributions may allow this.

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