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Old 08-05-2003, 10:01 PM   #1
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Angry making mandrake cdrom's

I really need help making installation cdrom's for mandrake 9.1.

What files do i put on each cd????

would it be easier to make floppies?

Old 08-05-2003, 10:06 PM   #2
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You need the 3 iso images burnt as images on a CD-R, or you can order some cheap pre-burnt CDs.

How To Check MD5sums On A Linux Iso Image
# Cheap CDs
Discount Linux CDs
Linux Central

# Pre-installation guides
GNU/Linux pre-installation checklist
The Pre-Installation Help File

# Mandrake links
Mandrake home page
Mandrake Users website
Easy urpmi config for Mandrake
urpmi mini-HOWTO
Easy software management: Red Carpet
Maximum RPM
You didn't install the developmental packages? As root, command:
urpmi gcc
An Introduction to the Midnight Commander. You can install it by commanding:
urpmi mc
Midnight Commander home page

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Old 08-06-2003, 12:22 AM   #3
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I'm assuming that you downloaded the rpm files instead of the iso's. If this is the case you can still install but you need to make a bootdisk and select to install from a hard drive.

As for making a bootdisk the images are at /pub/Mandrake/9.1/i586/images from the ftp site you are using. The file you need is hd.img and there are instructions at Mandrake for creating the bootdisk.


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