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Old 08-23-2004, 08:51 AM   #1
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Slackware Bootloader from Dos/Win98


I am in a situation with a laptop without a Bootalbe CD nor a Floppy. How do procede? Help would be much appreciated.

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Old 08-23-2004, 09:42 AM   #2
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Your question isn't too clear so I'm making some assumptions:
If your'e wanting to install I would suggest Zipslack.You can download it and run it from the FAT partition.
If it's already installed and you need to boot I would suggest using loadlin or syslinux.
Hope this helps.


 
Old 08-23-2004, 04:37 PM   #3
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I have a laptop which does not have a harddisk. It has a CD-Drive, but can't boot from CD. It has Win 98 installed. I have Slackware 10 Disk (two disk set). I want to install slackware linux on it. I am ready to do things the hard way. How do I procede?
 
Old 08-23-2004, 05:15 PM   #4
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I have a laptop which does not have a harddisk. It has a CD-Drive, but can't boot from CD. It has Win 98 installed. I have Slackware 10 Disk (two disk set). I want to install slackware linux on it. I am ready to do things the hard way. How do I procede?
I'm guessing you meant you don't have a floppy instead of a hd. Anyway:
The easiest way would probably be to open the Slackware cd in windows, copy zipslack to the hd and follow the instructions for installation.


 
  


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