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Old 03-19-2013, 10:54 AM   #1
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Forum Members,

Is it possible to write a bootable copy of the 'slackware-14.0-install-dvd.iso' directly to the USB flash drive? It would seem to me, this approach would be less error prone, due to the large amount of memory usage.

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Old 03-19-2013, 11:41 AM   #2
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Do you mean like this?
http://www.slackwiki.com/Install_Sla...SB_Flash_Drive
 
Old 03-19-2013, 11:42 AM   #3
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you can also write the usb image on the flash drive, mount it when finished and copy the slackware folder containing all the packages in it (from a local copy -even from the iso, mounting it).
then, during the install, instead of selecting "install from a slackware cdrom" you go for "install from a premounted directory".

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Old 03-20-2013, 05:23 AM   #4
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hi,
>it appears unetbootin was able to mirror the iso onto a usb stick, thanks!


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