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Old 12-17-2006, 03:01 PM   #1
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how do we install zenwalk with no cd drive


hello

as the name suggests, I am new to linux but experienced in windows. I have read a lot of articles and I would like to try zenwalk.

I want to try a full install on the Hard disk of an old pc, so that I can get a feel.

question :-
can I install zenwalk on a pc where I have only a hard disk and a floppy. i.e If I download the iso to the hard disk , how do I go about to install it to the same hard disk - in a different partition.

what command to use ?

your help will be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 12-18-2006, 08:03 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LQ It appears that there is no straightforward way to do this. You could put the laptop HD into a caddy and install it by using the HD as a USB storage device (http://support.zenwalk.org/index.php/topic,1153.0.html), or you could try following these instructions: http://support.zenwalk.org/index.php/topic,1495.0.html

Good luck with the install.
 
Old 12-19-2006, 09:38 AM   #3
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You might try a install over ftp which I think can be done. use floppies to get it booted up then when it is time to select the source you can select pre-mounted directory. Never tried this though.
 
  


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