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    jasonjwebman
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    Can someone please tell me what a root disk is?

    Hey gang, i tried to install slackware 8.1 the other and got no where because it said i needed a root disk. can someone please tell me what that is and how to get it? i tried looking on the slackware website but got no where there either. i really want to run slackware and i am stuck at this point in the install. if you need more info, let me know and i will get that to you. thanks a bunch

    Jason

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    Re:Can someone please tell me what a root disk is?

    You can get a root disk here:

    ftp://carroll.cac.psu.edu/pub/linux/distributions/slackware/slackware-8.1/rootdisks/

    A root disk is mostly the slackware installer. Please read the README.TXT in that folder to get a better understanding.
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