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Old 07-27-2009, 09:00 PM   #31
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Read all you can about isolinux and syslinux and extlinux
http://syslinux.zytor.com/wiki/index...slinux_Project
 
Old 07-28-2009, 02:21 PM   #32
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So I've tried, but I'm having trouble installing it onto my hard drive?? Unfortunately the instructions on the website don't really help with this problem.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 02:36 PM   #33
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What problem?

What are you trying to install?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 02:39 PM   #34
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Um the syslinux, in its wiki it says to install to usb hard drive which will replace the boot sector... but I have know idea how to do that and the instructions don't tell you how... told ya I knew very little about linux
 
Old 07-28-2009, 02:47 PM   #35
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ah yes

well, a couple pointers it took me awhile to find out

1) you have to install it thru your package manager
ubuntu=synaptic, etc

2) every Linux comes with a different version

3) the old versions don't work too well
no filenames longer than 8 letters,
won't use the vesamenu.c32, etc

OK, what I've just found out

Ubuntu-9.04 comes with syslinux 3.63 or something(very old)
Unetbootin uses old syslinux

Fedora uses version 3.77, which is good
shows graphical menu's, etc

Tinycore uses version 3.8+, very good

So, don't try to install it from syslinux site
you will have to compile it and it will go bad

I did it on ubuntu 9.04 and it didn't work
I think ubuntu uses a gfx type syslinux?

What type Linux are you using?
 
Old 07-28-2009, 03:23 PM   #36
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LOL I am unfortunate enough to say that I am using XP lol I do have Knoppix but since I'm on company computers that's about all I got.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 03:26 PM   #37
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Oh, and just so you know. I don't really prefer Ubuntu or any thing. I'm not really familiar enough with Linux to really have preferences yet, its just that ubuntu is the only distro that recognizes my graphics card on my "old" computer at home.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 04:02 PM   #38
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You should install Ultimate-Edition 2.2 (9.04)
it rocks like no other
http://ultimateedition.info/ultimate-edition-2-2/

and it has many apps!
 
Old 07-29-2009, 01:41 PM   #39
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Actually that looks sweet!
 
Old 07-29-2009, 02:00 PM   #40
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What's up dude?

I'm uploading the stuff, or at least the first batch, now
and it's got like 2hrs left

so, far
I put on it

trinity 3.3
orphcrack xp
parted magic
mini parted magic
zoros 3.6
supergrubdisk
and plop bootmanager

I also included 2 scripts in /boot folder

make_iso.sh

make_iso.bat (windows)

just doubl-click(or in some distro's 1 click)
and choose "run"
it will make a iso named "boot.iso"
in the top folder

choose "run in terminal"
and it will ask for name

you must give it a name that ends with .iso
like mycd.iso

you can edit the script and make it name it whatever
the scripts are found in any slax, or slax based distro
 
Old 07-29-2009, 02:06 PM   #41
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Seriously, thank you dude! So are you uploading it to your site?
 
Old 07-29-2009, 02:12 PM   #42
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yeah, I got other stuff there too
some older

did you look?

http://multidistro.com/downloads/und...der1gbusb.html

LSAK I think is good,
http://multidistro.proboards.com/ind...splay&thread=7

also, I just finished RescuePup-Beta
http://multidistro.com/shots/scrnshots.html

upload will be done in T-minus 1hr45min
 
Old 07-29-2009, 02:14 PM   #43
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oh
heres the rescuepupu link
it's like 175mb cd/usb
http://multidistro.com/downloads/pup...Pup-Beta-1.iso
all my stuff is cd/usb

just plop it down on fat32 usb and go
if you got syslinux ,etc
 
Old 07-29-2009, 02:31 PM   #44
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I did look, some of your stuff pretty cool. So when I get back to Ohio (17 days) we'll have to keep in touch. I wouldn't mind helping with this project/idea of yours.
 
Old 07-29-2009, 02:35 PM   #45
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No doubt

multidistro dvd!

fix any system, now!

what stuff can you do?
programming, scripting, graphics?

me, I can't do any
 
  


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