This may not be an easy option for you, but why dont you do a phydiskwrite
of the PC-Generic image right onto these laptop hard drives??
I have instructions on how to do this using a XP/W2K/NT4 ghosted install,
and then just running DOS phydsiskwrite right over the existing running
Windows partition. Seems a little scary, but it works great. This way
you wont have to deal with either a CDROM or Floppy drive, both of which
are flaky on laptops, for sure.
If you want detailed instructions, email me.
-- Stefan in Boston, Mass (USA)
On Sat, 19 Mar 2005 at 13:19, DLStrout wrote:
> I have several Gateway SOLO notebooks that are connecting to IPsec VPN
> tunnels for remote office access (all is working GREAT so far).
> Each laptop has two generic 3COM PCMCIA NICs and runs on a generic
> CD-ROM ver. 1.2b6 and stores the config on a floppy (EXCELLENT remote
> office interface).
> I would like to store the config on a USB JumpDrive as we've experienced
> several floppy failures (hardware) and besides, this (floppy based
> config files) is very slow to make config changes to.
> Thanks in advance !!!