[SOLVED] Is it possible to do a 'fresh install' using Slackware -current?
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Eric's script also has the possibility of downloading just what is needed to build a mini ISO and do a network install. Just did an install of March 22 -current from ISO's using his script.
Yes. I like the fact that you can customize his script. Eric's script can also be edited so that you can build a DVD or two -current ISOs. You can also edit the script so that it builds either 32 or 64 bit ISOs.
And remember that there is a "usb-and-pxe-installers" directory in Slackware's tree which contains a bootable USB image ("usbboot.img"). You can use that to create a bootable USB Slackware installer (minus the packages which you then have to install over the network), or use the "usbimg2disk.sh" script in the same directory to create a bootable USB Slackware installer including all packages on the USB stick... but then the stick needs to have more than 2 GB or free space.
Using the "usbimg2disk.sh" script works non-destructively (existing data on your USB stick will be preserved) but using the "dd" command to transfer the usbboot.img file to a USB stick will destroy all data on the stick.