@JACsdad you also said
If you want to pursue that further, we can kick a few ideas past you, just let us know.I also tried puppy 5.2.8 i succesfully got it to boot on a cpl of occasions but i couldnt quiet understand how to install on to my hard drive. now when i am trying to run the distro i am just met with this.
/bin/sh: cant access tty; job control turned off.
I am now stuck i do not know how to get around this and i cant really find much inforamtion on what it is im looking at. please can someone help me here. Can anybody talk me through what i need to do to get it running again and somehow install it on to my hdd.