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Re: [CQ-Contest] Laptop and Contesting Software

To: Zack Widup <w9sz@prairienet.org>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Laptop and Contesting Software
From: Charles Gallo <Charlie@TheGallos.com>
Reply-to: Charles Gallo <Charlie@TheGallos.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2007 12:35:59 -0400
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On 10/25/2007 Zack Widup wrote:

> By the way, we bought an Inspiron at work a few years ago.  I forget the
> model but it had a cartridge slot for either a CD drive or floppy drive.
> You couldn't use both at once.  It made for a real pain in the tuchis to
> try to install an operating system on it on an un-partitioned, 
> unformatted hard drive.


They are called "drive bays" - one huge advantage of more modern machines and 
OSes - ones that can boot off of CD/DVD - you don't need floppies to install 
the OS - put the DVD in the drive, and tell it to boot from the drive

73 de KG2V

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