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Old 07-02-2004, 12:29 AM   #1
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using installation disk to boot slackware 9.1

I installed slackware 9.1 on my computer and I do not have a working floppy disk drive on this computer, when I installed slackware for some reason I could not install lilo, how can I boot my system from the installation cd
Old 07-02-2004, 01:36 AM   #2
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Be sure your BIOS is set so that the computer can boot from CD, Then boot with the CD and at the
prompt type mount root=/dev/hd??? rw
substitute your partition info for the ???
Old 07-02-2004, 09:11 AM   #3
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I already tried this it only got me into the installation program is it possible to boot right into the kde desktop if I already have it installed I was not able to install lilo.
Old 07-02-2004, 09:21 AM   #4
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Try to boot with the second CD and if it fails try google for linux boot floppy (any distrib will work)


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