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Old 02-02-2005, 12:45 AM   #1
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slackware10 one cd only install


Ok I've checked through google, searched the forums here (and many others too!) and have yet to find out a soultion to my problem so I bring it to the last place of hope for this issue, I've been trying to make a slackware 10 install cd on only one cd as I don't want gnome or kdei packages among many others (with all the packages and othe files needed for the install cd its only 645mb) I get the cd to boot go through all the options till the package selection go through those steps and then I'm asked for a second cd (not one package is actually installed) why does this happen? (had it not been for rwcds I would be introuble lol also I'm not trying to make a dvd cd as I don't have a dvd burner or reader anymore and I would like to keep it on a normal 700mb cd) I do know that it is possiable to make a slack install cd only requiering one but have yet been able to figure out how to try to get it to not ask for a second cd, I've been through the setpkg file, tagfiles even the initrd.img (the installer img) in the iso directory and have yet to find a solution. All the help given would be greatly appreaciated as this has plagued me for the last few weeks.
again no dvdbootable cds, and do NOT want to do a 2cd set one cd only is the goal thanks.
 
Old 02-02-2005, 12:48 AM   #2
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Can't you hit "cancel" when it asks for another CD?

(PS: What's that system monitor on you desktop?)
 
Old 02-02-2005, 12:55 AM   #3
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I'm pretty sure I tried that out but I'll give it a quick check in a few mins and see what happens also in that particular screen in my sig (and its ooooooolddd lol I gotta update it) would be superkaramba with the sysmonitor them or MyKaramba (its actually the same thing with only a slight change).
 
Old 02-02-2005, 01:45 AM   #4
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quick reply to your suggestion, it skiped over to configuring the "installed" system so I checked it out and it had'nt worked..
 
Old 02-02-2005, 07:52 AM   #5
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i think you are doing something wrong in the instalation menus, make sure the Kde, gnome, and Kdei boxes are unselected in the first packege selection menu, and later do a expert setup. I only have slackware 10.0 cd-1 and I never had trouble instaling it.
 
Old 02-02-2005, 08:10 AM   #6
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Yes, you can choose which packages to be installed on your system. Unselect the GNOME and KDE packages so that it wont ask for the Disc 2 .
 
Old 02-02-2005, 10:55 AM   #7
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I'll try that out when I get home and let you know if that solves the problem thanks.
 
Old 02-03-2005, 01:54 PM   #8
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Unfourtantly after trying that (unselecting gnome kdei however not kde itself is that the issue?) it asked for the second cd.
 
Old 02-03-2005, 04:25 PM   #9
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The GNOME, KDEI, and KDE packages are found on the Disc 2. If you select them then the installer asks for the Disc 2. Did you really unselect them ?
 
Old 02-04-2005, 10:29 AM   #10
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The GNOME, KDEI, and KDE packages are found on the Disc 2. If you select them then the installer asks for the Disc 2. Did you really unselect them ?
Ok so kde is on disc two (again don't care about kdei) that explains a lot even though I have kde (not kdei) on the same cd that does help out the next thing I have to ask is how do I put kde on the same disc and have it detect it or what not on that disc?
 
Old 02-04-2005, 01:56 PM   #11
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Originally posted by millionknives
Ok so kde is on disc two (again don't care about kdei) that explains a lot even though I have kde (not kdei) on the same cd that does help out the next thing I have to ask is how do I put kde on the same disc and have it detect it or what not on that disc?
here is how i do it, install slackware cd 1 without kde, kdei, and gnome, setup the internet, download slackpkg (/extra folder in any slackare site), and use slackpkg to download only the kde/gnome packages you want (most packages are small).
 
  


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