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Old 11-17-2003, 10:46 PM   #1
Aktionman
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Do I need a boot disk for 1st Slack Install?


Reading this slackware.org/install/bootdisk.php it says I need a bootdisk. I have burned the ISO to cds. Will this boot the machine for me?
 
Old 11-17-2003, 11:02 PM   #2
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you would only need a boot disk if your computer can't boot from cd rom.
 
Old 11-17-2003, 11:04 PM   #3
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If they are like the ones that can be bought...ie 2 disk set,NO you dont need a boot disk.Mine booted from CD directly.As long as you burned the first one as bootable I believe you will be ok.If not,you can make one with the tools on the cd..use rawrite and make a bootdisk and an image disk,see the docs on the disk one.Image disk is under "rootdisks" it needs rawrite as well.You end up with a 2 floppy set.
 
  


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