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Old 10-12-2004, 02:48 PM   #1
Evil.Assassin
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Question Installing Slack 10 to scsi hdd


I have a computer running 2 IDE drives, a 10 (win 2k) and a 20 (music), two IDE cd-roms, and 3 Scsi hdd's. I want to install Slack 10 to one of the scsi drives, and was told that i would need to use a special kernel and settings to get it to work. Problem is, i don't know what kernel to use, or even how to use another kernel during the install.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance,

~Evil.Assassin~
 
Old 10-13-2004, 02:03 AM   #2
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You need to read the docs in /kernels or /bootdisks and see which kernel is for your scsi controller. Then either boot with that, or boot with CD and during installation choose to install that kernel.
 
Old 10-18-2004, 12:00 AM   #3
mago
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When you boot with the installation cd just press
Code:
F3
to get the list of kernels, go with scsi.s or one of the other kernels depending of the scsi adapter you have, and that will do the trick
 
  


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