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Old 01-16-2006, 09:05 PM   #1
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Installing Slackware v. 10.2

Please excuse my ignorance here. I am attempting to install Slackware on an old box. I have read everything available on, this forum, and a few others and I still haven't found an answer to my question. I created the bootdisk and rootdisk floppies I need, and now I'm trying to create the ISO. My main problem is that I'm not sure what I need to burn and what I can leave out. The total size is over 2 gigs and I do not have a DVD burner.

Subdirectories include "bootdisks, extra, isolinux, kernels, pasture, rootdisks, slackware (subdirectories are software sets), source, testing." What exactly am I supposed to choose here?

Of course, the isolinux subdirectory seems the most logical choice, but is there anything else I should burn?

Thank you in advance!

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Old 01-16-2006, 09:12 PM   #2
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You should be able to download and burn the ISOs directory (e.g. Not all the mirrors have the ISOs, so you can pick one that does or use BitTorrent.
Old 01-16-2006, 09:21 PM   #3
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Thank you so much! I didn't even see that. It just goes to show that I should take a break when I get tired. Thanks again!


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