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Old 04-11-2003, 07:49 PM   #1
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Small Slackware Install??


I've seen howto do this, and im certain its quite simple, but is there a way after booting the slackware boot and root disk, to move it to the HD, so you dont need the boot, and root. It has been moved to the HD, and in a sence is now a small slack install? anyone know howto do this?
 
Old 04-11-2003, 08:15 PM   #2
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You are talking about transfering what's on the floppies rather than installing the A disk set or Zipslack on a DOS partitoin? That is not going to be very useful.
 
Old 04-12-2003, 01:07 AM   #3
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Not DOS, a linux partition... Im basically just looking for a very minimal, plain vanilla distro, that I can build upon. I want to start from the ground up, but a minimal slackware 9 install is about 90MB and thats way to big for what I would like. I would love to find a way to make a custom slack, single floppy distro, or something along the lines...
 
Old 04-12-2003, 04:24 AM   #4
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This article is one of the better I have seen about small Linux building.
You may find at least the Boot Disk howto useful at Linux Docs
Good Luck.
 
Old 04-12-2003, 11:03 AM   #5
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If you are doing such a mini install, why are you using 9.0? It would probably be quite a bit smaller(and more stable) with 8.1.
 
Old 04-12-2003, 11:59 PM   #6
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thanks 2damncommon! that link was actually quite usefull...

the reason I was using 9, was becuase I just recently downloaded it, and was the only slack version I had available at the time... but it is true that 9 does seem a bit bloated than less recent versions I have tried...
 
  


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