Install 17 to a dinosaur

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	I've been trying to install Fedora 17 to an old Dell PowerEdge 
1420 (which began life as a server, with two drives mirroring one 
another; but that's not so now). The CD drive doesn't recognize DVDs; it 
can't seem to imagine booting from an external USB drive that does; 
trying to run a live CD never even gets to a login flash, because it 
can't imagine a monitor being 1680x1050 -- and there's no xorg.conf to 
edit, afaict. Editing to get it to boot into level 3 still gets the error 
message about the monitor.

	Is there a way??

-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, Not Quite Clueless Linux Power User
I have precious (very precious!) little idea where up is.


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