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Old 05-01-2002, 01:06 AM   #1
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Question How to make a bootable cdrom?

Is there a way for me to make a bootable cd-rom?

I have a cd writer and I downloaded the slackware via the ftp also the diskettes are a terror to work with in the installation procedure. Can I burn bare.i and color.gz to a cdrom? So I wont be dealing with bad blocks and so. How can I make a cdrom slackware bootable?

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Old 05-01-2002, 03:07 AM   #2
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you could just download the iso image at ??
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Thats 2 huge... i have a slow internet connection and i just want to make an alternative to the boot disk and perhaps make a much more stable medium like a CDROM using bare.i and color.gz is this possible?
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It's rather hard. You need to make the image yourself (I'd recommend to use cd-rw until it works correctly). There is a guide in Bootdisk-HOWTO available on
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find out /isolinux/README.TXT it's included with the packages which you have downloaded.
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tnx guys.. ill look in 2 it asap....


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