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Just another shot in the dark. You did check the md5sum for download and the burnt image on the dvd? Don't rely on the burner application as the verify method. Check it, via verify on the ISO with 'md5sum' and the DVD image.
As for the 'USB', I've seen the device change the way things are recognized so that is why I question the removal.
MD5SUM tested and ok.
I have installed slackware 13 with this same iso in another note that i have and it worked fine.
What does 'fdisk -l' show with the USB inserted and removed. Also try 'lsusb -v' and 'lsscsi -d' and please post the output.
'fdisk -l' without USB has no output.
'fdisk -l' with a USB stick inserted has this output:
Disk /dev/sda: 1999 MB, 1999568384 bytes
62 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1015 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 3844 * 512 = 1968128 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x20736f63
This doesn't look like a partition table
Probably you selected the wrong device.
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 ? 498733 935994 840415161 69 Unknown
Partition 1 has different physical/logical beginnings (non-Linux?):
phys=(612, 109, 33) logical=(498732, 22, 10)
Partition 1 has different physical/logical endings:
phys=(255, 97, 46) logical=(935993, 6, 39)
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda2 ? 503888 946587 850868148+ ff BBT
Partition 2 has different physical/logical beginnings (non-Linux?):
phys=(367, 115, 35) logical=(503887, 13, 17)
Partition 2 has different physical/logical endings:
phys=(80, 13, 10) logical=(946586, 34, 55)
Partition 2 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda3 ? 460005 919974 884061367 6c Unknown
Partition 3 has different physical/logical beginnings (non-Linux?):
phys=(355, 116, 37) logical=(460004, 10, 52)
Partition 3 has different physical/logical endings:
phys=(112, 97, 32) logical=(919973, 41, 27)
Partition 3 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sda4 ? 750698 750712 27107 0 Empty
Partition 4 has different physical/logical beginnings (non-Linux?):
phys=(10, 114, 13) logical=(750697, 30, 25)
Partition 4 has different physical/logical endings:
phys=(0, 0, 0) logical=(750711, 36, 50)
Partition 4 does not end on cylinder boundary.
Partition table entries are not in disk order
'lsusb' and 'lsscsi' are not found commands. (/bin/sh: lsusb: not found)