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Old 12-04-2003, 08:28 PM   #1
777JR
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Slackware 2nd.CD prob.


I tried to install Slack 9.1. told it to install everything except Gnome. started the install then ask for the 2nd. CD or finish. I put the 2nd. CD in the drive and it ejects it. if you do a full install do you need the second disk? The reason I am asking I have tried this about 4 times and the system crashes as soon as I try to get to KDE
 
Old 12-04-2003, 09:00 PM   #2
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Most of the important Qt (for KDE), and GTK (for Gnome) libs/apps are in the 2nd CD. You definitely need this CD to have a functional GUI-enabled operating environment.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 09:18 PM   #3
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I have had this exact same problem:

Do this, it worked for me.

When it asks for the second CD, simply remove your first CD and close the CD-ROM with nothing in it and click "OK". It will then tell you it cannot mount the device and ask for it again.

When it tells you it can't mount it........put CD number 2 in, close the CD-ROM and click OK. It should be OK from that point on.

Mine would give me errors on the install unless I did that. Not sure why.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 09:21 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by Whitehat
I have had this exact same problem:

Do this, it worked for me.

When it asks for the second CD, simply remove your first CD and close the CD-ROM with nothing in it and click "OK". It will then tell you it cannot mount the device and ask for it again.

When it tells you it can't mount it........put CD number 2 in, close the CD-ROM and click OK. It should be OK from that point on.

Mine would give me errors on the install unless I did that. Not sure why.
Or it could be a bad cd or burn.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 09:29 PM   #5
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If you've verified that the CD is actually OK, then just wait for about 10-15 seconds after inserting the CD before selecting OK.

Sometimes the drive just haven't "picked-up" the CD yet... Quite common in older drives.
 
Old 12-04-2003, 09:32 PM   #6
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the second CD has no shared libraries of needed components for gnome on it.

not that this helps if you want to use kde, but I thought I'd correct the wee bit of misinformation that waws posted.
 
  


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