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Old 09-27-2007, 01:04 PM   #16
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Have you tried just running syslinux /dev/sda1 from the extracted directory?
Good luck. ;-)
Yes. Under knoppix it 'worked' and Ubuntu claims that there is no syslinux. I asked you if I should replace the "X" with "a1" but you said I should only type "a" :S So why are you telling me to type "sda1" now? That confuses me...
 
Old 09-27-2007, 01:16 PM   #17
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I asked you if I should replace the "X" with "a1" but you said I should only type "a" :S So why are you telling me to type "sda1" now? That confuses me...
The simple answer is sda is the disk, sda1 is a partition on the disk. You can read more here and here.
Good luck. ;-)

Last edited by Peacedog; 09-27-2007 at 02:37 PM. Reason: Found another good reference.
 
Old 09-27-2007, 04:47 PM   #18
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All this stuff gives me a headache When I read the guide to install Linux on a USB stick it seemed so simple, but now I realize that I simply don't have enough knowledge to do all this stuff yet. I think that it is for the better that I just stop doing this for now and learn about installing software, learning a lot of commands and learn about the Linux file systems hierarchy first. I am sorry Peacedog. I appreciate all your help and your valuable time. It is just that I have had so many topics here at LQ that I could not finish just because my knowledge of certain subjects just was not enough I guess that I am just not ready for all the dirty work yet
 
Old 09-27-2007, 04:59 PM   #19
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If it doesn't have to be feather linux you may want to try one of these guides. Those guides seem much easier to handle than the feather guide.

Learning is part of the process, there is nothing wrong with learning as you go. It's how I've learned practically everything I know. Which isn't much.
Good luck. ;-)
 
Old 09-28-2007, 09:11 AM   #20
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If it doesn't have to be feather linux you may want to try one of these guides. Those guides seem much easier to handle than the feather guide.
I will give that try. Not now but I bookmarked it for later, thanks

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Learning is part of the process, there is nothing wrong with learning as you go. It's how I've learned practically everything I know. Which isn't much.
Good luck. ;-)
True that. I learned from just doing stuff. Although I didn't accomplished many things I did learn something. However, you _do_ need some absolute basics and I haven't got much of those. So in the mean time I am fooling around with the upcoming Ubuntu Gutsy release. I am completely messing up/breaking everything. I don't care... I learn a lot from it like the chmod command by installing Quake 2 . What I'm trying to say is that I'm gonna keep on learning until I know the must have Linux basics and _then_ come back to ask other people for help.
 
  


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