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Old 06-06-2010, 09:37 AM   #16
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This is taken from the jong357 post that I referenced in my earlier post. I have added some comments in blue colour to suit your situation.
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You should have already partitioned your hard drive under the OSX Bootcamp
assistant. Under the liveCD, use 'parted' to change the file system and volume
label of your new partition. Reboot back into the liveCD if prompted to.
You already have the partitioning done. You can ignore the above.

If desired, use mkfs.* to change the filesystem to something that parted
could not handle. Your new partition will more than likely be /dev/sda3.
You already have ext4 formatted on /dev/sda5
Mount it under /mnt/slackware64. Pkgtools is already integrated with the
liveCD (install disk). You will have to manually install each package set by hand.
Once you have a root login with the installer, do 'mkdir /mnt/slackware64' and 'mount /dev/sda5 /mnt/slackware64'.
Delete all files from the /dev/sda5 partition. 'rm -rf /mnt/slackware64/*'

For example:

installpkg --root /mnt/slackware64 /mnt/cdrom/slackware64/a/*.t{gz,xz,lz,bz}

Once you are done installing all package sets that you want, chroot into your
new partition. 'chroot /mnt/slackware64' I would suggest at least doing a, ap, d, k, l, n, x, and xap.
Change /a/ to /ap/ then /d/ then /k/ etc in the above installpkg command
You can always remove packages once your up and running.

While chrooted, make an /etc/lilo.conf and /etc/fstab along with running
"pwconv", "grpconv" then "passwd root". Samples of lilo.conf and fstab can
be found in /etc/slackware64.

Once you are done here, reboot into OSX. Install the rEFIt bootloader. Even
though you can use elilo and the built-in chooser of OSX, rEFIt is much easier
to get running. Once rEFIt has been installed from the .dmg file, open up
the terminal which is located under Applications-->Utilities and issue:

cd /efi/refit
./enable.sh

Then reboot your computer. You should see the rEFIt bootloader. Select the
"Partitioning Tool" and sync the MBR if promted to. Then boot one last time
into the liveCD, mount and then chroot into Slackware64 one last time. Run
"lilo" and restart the computer.

If all went well, you should now be able to boot into Slackware64 by selecting
the penguin icon on the rEFIt bootloader screen.
And I will go and wash my spoon.
 
Old 06-07-2010, 03:10 AM   #17
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This is taken from the jong357 post that I referenced in my earlier post. I have added some comments in blue colour to suit your situation.

And I will go and wash my spoon.
This worked! Thanks for breaking out the spoon!
 
Old 06-10-2010, 09:16 AM   #18
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and me,... I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM!!! too ;)

in the middle of installation, I got the massage that pkgtool can not install some packages. it reports, or a bad package or bad madia or something else gone wrong. So, I burned ISO on better media, same error, I download ISO again, burn again, same error, then I copyed all files to HDD, and started installation from hard disk,.. same error...@#$@#%@#$
...then I tryed to make a different partitions,..ext3,rfs...etc...same error...
at the end, I tryed to install it on another machine,...same error...
I tryed both versions, 64 and 32 bit...
I use slackware from version 10. I have it installed on all machines. On some machines I have 12.2 on the others I have 13.0. And I never had problems to install it,...

SO,... any IDEAS???
 
Old 06-10-2010, 12:28 PM   #19
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@lesorsier- Have you seen this post?
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ml#post3998362
 
Old 06-10-2010, 07:54 PM   #20
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Thumbs up

thanks... I didn't see that...I'll try...
 
Old 06-18-2010, 12:06 PM   #21
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Talking just for others to know what was the problem

due to a system volume partition, (122mb on beggining of hard disk) cfdisk and fdisk reports error. cfdisk woun't even start, so I use to made and format partitions with partition magic or acronis. Old Slackware have no problem with that. But this new does,...
 
Old 07-16-2010, 09:02 AM   #22
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Have you tried mounting the partitions before running setup? I believe you mount your root on /mnt, but you might have to manually write /etc/fstab after installation is complete. I think I had to do that before to install on an SD card that fdisk didn't pick up for some other computer. I'm actually going to try this when I get home tonight (on my shiny new "@pple product",) so I'll let you know. I left for work with Kubuntu installing because I'd forgotten about pre-mounting until just now.
Kevin Barry

edit: Sorry, I didn't see the second page before I posted.

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