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Old 12-14-2003, 09:10 PM   #1
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slackware - what kernel do I have to install?


Ok, I FINALLY got further in the install after trying it like 8 times. Now it's asking ME what kernel to install. (bootdisk/cdrom/floppy/skip are the options). Which one do I have to install?
 
Old 12-14-2003, 09:32 PM   #2
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bootdisk should be safe.


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Old 12-14-2003, 09:43 PM   #3
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Thanks

After that screen it asked me to insert the boot floppy, so I did and all went well, and right after it asked me to create a boot floppy. Is there a logical explaination to this?
 
Old 12-14-2003, 10:03 PM   #4
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when you are installing slackware are you installing off a bunch of floppies?
 
Old 12-14-2003, 10:07 PM   #5
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I had to use the boot floppy to start the install (486's can't boot off CDs, makes it so much harder).

But the installation is caput. won't boot, nothing. I'll just make a fat32 partition and put win98. It works.

got myself 2 coasters now.
 
Old 12-14-2003, 10:10 PM   #6
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after you select the kernel from the list

it says if you want to make a boot disk

just make it i guess

but i never did
 
Old 12-15-2003, 06:11 AM   #7
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Use cdrom kernel, and skip making a bootdisk if your fairly happy with using linux. The bootdisk is only needed if you screw up the booting process by installing windows or similar.
 
  


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