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Old 06-07-2010, 07:25 AM   #16
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Thanks for all your testing golfer7!
I made it on a PC with 2 drives, so I'm not sure about the kernel panic on your one pc...?

anyway, glad you got it working!
 
Old 06-07-2010, 11:25 AM   #17
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I made it on a PC with 2 drives, so I'm not sure about the kernel panic on your one pc...?
When I took a closer look at my kernel panic error message I saw that the kernel or nFlux could only "find" my partitions on /dev/sda. I e sda1, sda3, sda5, sda6, sda7, sda9, sda11 etc...

Everything was ok when I installed nFlux Slackware 13.1 on a partition on /dev/sda.

Now I hope to be able to use nflux-installer also in my remasters of Slackware 13.1 and possibly in upcoming Slackware 14.0.

Thanks again!

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Old 06-27-2010, 12:22 PM   #18
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Please see post #27...

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Old 06-30-2010, 11:51 AM   #19
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Making progress; I have finished making a Kit for both Slackware
i686 and x86_64 that will transform your installed system into a live cd/dvd/usb thats also installable to hard drive

all the stuff below is different than in the above post

I am finishing uploading the new nFluxOS builds for arch, debian, slackware, and ubuntu.
I have also a pair of Kits for ARCH i686 and x86_64 too but have to learn how to package them!

anyway; the Kernel Live Kit below is the same kernel and live media source
I use in my new squashfs 4.0 nFluxOS arch and slackware builds
the kernel is the same as above except it's for either arch/slackware x86/x86_64 and also includes kernel modules, and full kernel source

alongside that is the modified Linux-live-scripts in /root folder
for creating the live media
inside the linux live folder in cd-root I placed a splash.png and modified isolinux/syslinux menus and some other stuff.
(Iron Maiden! cranking)
oh,...
yeah, and so the package comes as a installable .txz for 13.0/13.1/current and has a readme and instructions for installing to usb and manual hard drive install(easy)

Basically; it's almost like remastersy; you just spin the wheel
pop it in the oven and bam!
instant backup/livecd of your system
I like it compared to say Clonezilla and dd and such.

In detail the pkg comes as a zipped file named
either KernelKit-Slackware-i686-2.6.34.zip or KernelKit-Slackware-x86_64-2.6.34.zip containing

info and manual-install text from nFluxOS /usr/doc
for installation info etc

the installable .txz either
kernel-live-kit-2.6.34-i686-slackware.txz
or
Kernel-Live-2.6.34-ZENslack64-x86_64.txz

the .txz's contain:
install/doinst.sh (creates symlinks)

boot/live kernel config and system.map + symlinks

etc/rc.d/rc.modules-2.6.34-*
etc/rc.d/rc.slax
etc/rc.d/rc.M
etc/profile.d/slax.sh (runs stuff)
etc/rc.d/rc.local (optional)
etc/X11/xorg.conf (vesa)
etc/X11/gui.conf

lib/firmware
lib/modules/2.6.34 (either x86 or x86_64)

/root/linux-live-6.3.0_x86 or Linux-live-6.3.0x86_64

usr/bin/xconf (auto configure X script from Slax)
usr/src/linux-2.6.34 ( full kernel source )

Now, if you wish just do explodepkg on it and check it out
you can decompress it with

tar xvf example.txz --xz

Please go to post #27...

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Old 07-02-2010, 06:01 PM   #20
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Please see post #27

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Old 07-03-2010, 09:10 AM   #21
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There's a bug for both of these concerning squashfs 4.0 and Ritchie's Linux Live for x86/x86_64

The bug is that if you run persistent cd/usb; you must make a ext2/ext3 partition on usb
and save to a folder there you specify
For some reason it will not save to either Slax's "slaxsave.dat" or SalixOS' "slxsave.xfs"
and if you run from fat32 usb and put a save folder on fat32 usb it will have issues with posixovl
and will not shutdown/reboot

The "fix" is right now to either save to a named folder on ext2/ext3 usb or hdd partition

Example usb, with your live remaster on sdb1

sdb1 fat32 your remaster

sdb2 ext3 "has a folder named 'mysave'"

and then edit your syslinux.cfg or grub menu.lst, etc to say

Code:
changes=/mysave/
you do not need to specify the device, simply the name of your folder you create to save stuff too.

so, make a folder on ext3 usb or hdd partition of whatever name you want and
edit syslinux.cfg changes= parameter for your folder, etc

Sorry about this and for further info on Ritchie's work for Linux Live for x86/x86_64 with squashfs 4.0 see here
http://www.slax.org/forum.php?action...parentID=59545
 
Old 07-03-2010, 04:14 PM   #22
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Remember this is a Slackware forum. Can you please keep focused and inform us about using Slackware for a live CD. If I wanted to read about Arch Linux I'd check out their forum, not Slackware's.

Eric
 
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Remember this is a Slackware forum. Can you please keep focused and inform us about using Slackware for a live CD. If I wanted to read about Arch Linux I'd check out their forum, not Slackware's.
I donīt think you should criticize linus72. There are many similarities between Arch Linux and Slackware.
 
Old 07-04-2010, 01:56 AM   #24
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Thanks for all your work linus72! I will try your new kernel asap.
 
Old 07-04-2010, 04:15 AM   #25
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hey golfer7
it's my fault; I forgot this was in the Slackware forum
I thought I had it in General

If any Mod sees this maybe move this thread to General and I will
adjust title for both Slackware and ARCH

Please note the persistency "bug" with the new kernel stuff golfer7

I plan to release kernel kits for previous 2.6.33.3 kernel too!
 
Old 07-04-2010, 04:15 AM   #26
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hey golfer7
thanks bro but
it's my fault; I forgot this was in the Slackware forum
I thought I had it in General

If any Mod sees this maybe move this thread to General and I will
adjust title for both Slackware and ARCH

Please note the persistency "bug" with the new kernel stuff golfer7

I plan to release kernel kits for previous 2.6.33.3 kernel too!

and Alien; are you still trying to make a liveDVD of Slackware as I saw
in an interview you did?

EDIT:
ackk...I am redoing all this stuff as Ritchie is adding fixes to his
new linux live for x86/x86_64 and I may have to recompile kernels too
for aufs exports...

And; I am going to add the kernel 2.6.33.3 as a seperate kit, with squashfs 3.4, and clean everything up!

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Old 07-09-2010, 05:36 PM   #27
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OK
Fixed the persistent and mounting issues with the Slackware
x86 and x86_64 kernel kits

Downloads are now here
http://multidistro.com/NFLUXNEW/SQ4/kkits/kkits.html

any questions, etc please post!
 
Old 07-10-2010, 04:56 PM   #28
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Hey guys I need your opinions
on should I make this kit into a SlackBuild and submit it to SlackBuilds??
 
Old 07-11-2010, 04:25 AM   #29
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Hi linus72!

I tried your new kernel 2.6.34 from around 5/7. Something was wrong with aufs/union. Mounting issue.

I will soon try your kernel-kit from 9/7.
 
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Hey golfer7
you mean once you made a live backup it wouldn't boot?
please be specific and thanks!
 
  


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