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Old 02-11-2004, 09:13 PM   #1
chubsmalone
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Color.gz too large for 1.44 floppy. Using RAWRITE (linux newbie)


Hello,
I am trying to install slackware on an older computer of mine in order to use it as a router/firewall. When I install it, I use the base bootdisk, but the color.gz rootdisk that is suggested by the slackware website is too large to burn to a 1.44MB floppy. I am using RAWRITEXP...the file is approx 2500Kb. Is there another way to do this? Am I using the wrong root file? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
--Josh
 
Old 02-12-2004, 07:25 AM   #2
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Wrong root file. color.gz hasn't worked since Slackware 4 or 7.
If you are installing 9.1 you need install.1 and install.2.
If you are installing 8.1 you need install.1 - install
 
  


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