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Old 02-28-2014, 10:42 PM   #1
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Is it possible to install Slackware into USB flash?

I'm trying to install Slackware into my 32GB USB stick
Of course, I could install live distros such as Slax,SlackoPuppy...
But I want to install pure Slackware rather than other distros

I installed Slackware into USB exactly in the same way when I installed on hard disk before

I also set partitions of the USB supposing it as a hard disk

Name Flags Part Type FS Type ...
sdi1 boot Primary Linux
sdi2 Logical Linux Swap

After I installed packages I installed LILO on the MBR

But when I boot It says Kernel Panic
I also tried installing LILO on the Root,It failed too

I'm wondering why it fails.
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To make a bootable USB-stick, you must mount Slackware DVD in your system before run the script. You must be sure that you known exactly the name of USB disk connected to your PC: the script can format the disk, so all data in target device will be lost.

Here's the link to the tutorial-

I had trouble getting LILO to work--
The Slackware Forum might help too-


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