towy71 wrote:if you boot using SmartBootManager you ought to be able to boot from the DVD, SBM is on most if not all recent LXF disks or can be downloaded from: http://btmgr.webframe.org/
I know it works on my test machine which happily boots from a CD but NOT from DVD until SMB
towy71 wrote:It was my best guess
I think there is a way of installing from an existing partition but I can't remember how it goes having never tried it myself. Will google a bit and see what I come up with.
youlikeicecream wrote:Does it boot from CD ? Is there only one drive on the IDE channel? Are you using CSel or Master/Slave. I found with older motherboards that they get grumpy with one channel using 80-pin cables and one using 40-pin cables, and other things like Master / Slave Drive settings; if the DVD rom is the only thing on the channel and it is set as slave, it probably wont be able to boot, so on so forth
Anonymous wrote:I've got it! I'll use partitions made by minimum of FC 3, install Slackware 10.1 from LXF 66, and I have a basic graphical OS.
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