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Old 03-23-2010, 09:06 PM   #1
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USB equivalent of the bootable Slackware CD/DVD


I want to create a bootable flash drive that will boot and install the slackware 13.0 distro, except that I need to be able to do it from a Windows system for a Linux install. Here's what the Linux version does(from a web page written by Eric Hameleers, who also wrote the script):

"This directory contains a script (create_multipartboot.sh) and several other files that will transform your USB stick into a bootable Slackware installer. The script creates an multi-partition image file (hence the script's filename), which you need to copy onto a USB stick.
A (small) FAT partition contains the slackware setup program and the
bootable code, while the rest of the available space will be used up by a 'ext2' formatted partition in which as much Slackware packages are stored as can fit."

This is found at http://connie.slackware.com/~alien/t...binstall/13.0/

Is it possible to do this in Windows?
 
Old 03-23-2010, 09:27 PM   #2
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Yes.
You can alo use unetbootin, have the slackware dvd install image, a key big enough, and patience as it works through.
 
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Old 03-23-2010, 10:20 PM   #3
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source?

Thanks Mr-Bisquit. Do you know of a good source for that image? Is "TorrentReactor.Net" safe?
 
Old 03-24-2010, 09:09 AM   #4
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What sytem are you on?
If linux, wget should do.
If windows, I wouldn't know.
 
  


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