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Old 06-10-2003, 10:43 PM   #1
CyBerGod
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Install over Linux


Yes, another silly question

I have installed the slackware 8.0, and now i want to install over it slackware 9.0
how do i do???
can i only reinstall de kernel?
and if i just want to reinstall the whole system?
tanx!
 
Old 06-10-2003, 10:49 PM   #2
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It's usually easiest to just pop the Slackware 9.0 CD into the drive and boot to it, then format and re-install as if you were starting from scratch. Backup anything important, of course.
 
Old 06-10-2003, 10:51 PM   #3
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Re: Install over Linux

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Originally posted by CyBerGod
can i only reinstall de kernel?
That would only be a kernel upgrade. The reason for a new distro version is all the other stuff.

Quote:
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if i just want to reinstall the whole system?
Ideally you format and do a clean install.
 
Old 06-11-2003, 07:30 PM   #4
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yes that's what i want, but i can't make a booteable cd of slack 9 don't know how
isn't there a way of running it from the cd?
or how can i make slack9 booteable cd? i have the iso version burned only
 
Old 06-11-2003, 08:58 PM   #5
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As long as you can see the Slackware files on the CD (as opposed to some_filename.iso), it should be bootable. The only other hurdle is making sure that you can boot to any CDRom. You can configure this in your BIOS.
 
Old 06-12-2003, 11:33 PM   #6
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yes i can, but the cd is not booteable, anyway i put a booteable diskette, much easy :P
 
  


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