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Old 02-15-2007, 09:52 AM   #1
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Slackware Install from HDD

I have a current version of slackware and i dont have a CD ot DVD or any other removeable madia on my PC.
I want to install the slack but i dont know how to do it, i read a lot of things and FAQ's about but no efect after all
i have 2 HDD's (hardware)
anyone knows what i must do and... ?
thangs a lot!

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Old 02-15-2007, 02:57 PM   #2
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Have a look at this.
Basically, you need to boot with a boot diskette (do you have a disk drive?) and then you can install from another hard disk partition or nfs.
Old 02-15-2007, 04:05 PM   #3
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i have a diskate image with bare.i rewriten on it
but can't load the kernel....
What i do ?
1.My instalation files(from slackware_dvd.iso) is in D: (FAT32)
2.I put my boot diskete on floppy, then restart
3.Boot success
4.Main screen shows me if i want to continue with this kernel only to hit ENTER.
5.I hit ENTER, cant load kernel image... and back to boot screen again

i allready try with
mount root=/dev/hda1
hda1, 2, 3, 4 etc.
hdb1, 2, 3 etc.
hdc1, 2, 3 etc.
but still the same
what i do wrong ?
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please give us the exact error message you get
Old 02-16-2007, 06:31 PM   #5
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Have you tried zipslack? Also, please post the specific error


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