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Old 10-21-2009, 10:55 PM   #1
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Slackware install on netbook

hey whats up guy's I know there are plenty of threads on this but I have a question that I can not find an answer to in the others. Ok well i have a 16gig thumb drive and i used unetbootin to put the DVD of slack 13 on it now it boots up fine and allows me to make the partition with cfdisk and then i mount mount the thumb drive to a directory i made called slack one the drive is mounted with all of the files i start the setup and start the install. now once i give the install the /slack dir to make the install from it will go and ask me what packages to install and when i hit enter it goes rite to saying that all of the packages have been installed and the installation is complete with out actually installing any thing. dose any one have any ideas on whats wrong?

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Hope you can under stand my rambling.
Old 10-22-2009, 04:21 AM   #2
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Can you not just grab a terminal and DIY? Put in everything in ~slackware/a which is the base setup, and pick from the rest.

export ROOT=/hard_disk_root
installpkg <blah>

If you're lucky, it takes wild cards
Old 10-22-2009, 05:30 PM   #3
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You may ramble as you like, but if you expect others to follow you in your romp, you should adhere to the conventions in English of starting a sentence with a capital letter and ending one with a period or some other functionally equivalent item of punctuation.

This forum is not your mobile phone.

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And even mobile phones are capable of basic punctuation.
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