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Old 08-04-2005, 12:31 PM   #1
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cant mount NTFS when booting from floppy-SLACKWARE

hi all,
please help,
i am trying to mount a NTFS drive.
i booted from BARE.I kernel in slackware.
but when i use "modprobe ntfs" - it is not there .
i copied the ntfs.o to /lib/modules....etc. , too.

how can i add the ntfs support to the floppy-booted-slackware-linux ???

Old 08-04-2005, 12:50 PM   #2
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You would be much better off using a LiveCD or at least a better featured boot floppy.

You may have trouble finding a boot floppy that has NTFS support. Boot floppies by their nature only include the absolute essentials.
Old 08-04-2005, 12:57 PM   #3
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well, i want to install slackware

and i dont have a cdrom
therefore i have to mount the ntfs there i have the iso files of the system,
afterwards i wanna issue a SETUP command that is located specificly in the BARE.I kernel
i did not find any setup command in the is file either.
therefore i have to create a loopback as mentioned in the FAQ in slackware site.

any ideas???


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