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Old 01-16-2006, 09:05 PM   #1
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Installing Slackware v. 10.2


Please excuse my ignorance here. I am attempting to install Slackware on an old box. I have read everything available on slackware.com, this forum, and a few others and I still haven't found an answer to my question. I created the bootdisk and rootdisk floppies I need, and now I'm trying to create the ISO. My main problem is that I'm not sure what I need to burn and what I can leave out. The total size is over 2 gigs and I do not have a DVD burner.

Subdirectories include "bootdisks, extra, isolinux, kernels, pasture, rootdisks, slackware (subdirectories are software sets), source, testing." What exactly am I supposed to choose here?

Of course, the isolinux subdirectory seems the most logical choice, but is there anything else I should burn?


Thank you in advance!

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Old 01-16-2006, 09:12 PM   #2
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You should be able to download and burn the ISOs directory (e.g. ftp://slackware.mirrors.tds.net/pub/...are-10.2-iso/). Not all the mirrors have the ISOs, so you can pick one that does or use BitTorrent.
 
Old 01-16-2006, 09:21 PM   #3
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Thank you so much! I didn't even see that. It just goes to show that I should take a break when I get tired. Thanks again!
 
  


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