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Old 04-15-2007, 10:53 AM   #1
bet1840
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Unhappy slackware usb install, select source media


Hi All, I am new to slackware, I have just copy a usbhdd.img to usb stick. I have successfully booted to slackware, however, when comes to the select source media, I do not know which source to select and what path to type to. Please help me.
 
Old 04-15-2007, 12:16 PM   #2
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You've gotta mount the USB stick first, then select the directory as whatever you mounted it to.

Before you run setup, make the mount point by doing 'mkdir /mnt/USBHD'
You can replace USBHD with whatever name you like, but make it easy to remember.

You'll have to find what device it's calling your USB drive, but they usually show up as /dev/sda. So, try 'mount -t auto /dev/sda1 /mnt/USBHD'

If that works, you're golden. Go into setup and select /mnt/USBHD as your source directory in setup, and be on with it.

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Old 04-15-2007, 01:10 PM   #3
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theedisoneffect, Thanks for the fast solution!

I will try step and update you. Thanks.
 
  


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