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Old 01-10-2007, 04:00 PM   #1
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Question How to INSTALL not BOOT Slackware 11.0 from USB flash?

I did it bootable not INSTALLABLE. So ther`s how and what i did:

1. Downloaded all Slackware 11.0 and add to directory /home/ftp/pub/Linux/Slackware/slackware-current from -

2. Downloaded and installed ms-sys from -

3. Downloaded all 9 files and put them in /usr/local -

4. Then: cd /user/local and run command:
SLACKROOT=/home/ftp/pub/Linux/Slackware/slackware-current sh /usr/local/ 3700

5. Then: cd /tmp/slacboot and write the usbhd.img
dd if=usbhd.img of=/dev/sda

To BOOT from flush is allright and works grate. But i need to INSTALL from USB flash NOT BOOT!!
For booting can use lilo - ofcourse
Anybody can help me?

Old 01-11-2007, 11:24 AM   #2
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If you keep the USB disk to FAT32 and keep all Slackware data, then you can install using that. Just select other while installing.

I mean, start the installer, there is an option.. from preexisting files on HDD or something like that.
Old 01-11-2007, 04:26 PM   #3
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I don`t have any preexisting HDD
My HDD is empty.

And the reason why a have to install from USB is because my cdrom is dead


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