How do I get DSL on my flashdrive (and boot it up also)

By kayway8
Jan 7, 2006
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  1. yeah i need to no where to get damn small linux and also how to boot it off a flashdrive, thanks
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu Newcomer, in training Posts: 9,431

  3. kayway8

    kayway8 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Ha ha ha yeah I got gmail so I believe I know about google, which i have already have done went to the mirror site to download it then there are a bunch of files I was asking what files to I need from there to be able to boot from a flash drive while in windows.
  4. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    Everything you need to know is available on the Wiki page.
  5. kayway8

    kayway8 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    yeah but i want to know how to boot inside of windows.
  6. beerabuser30

    beerabuser30 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 294

    Get knoppix then just boot off it. In order for it to work off a flash drive in the boot process you probably have to go to your bios and change the boot order.
  7. j4m32

    j4m32 Newcomer, in training Posts: 49

    You don't Boot it in Windows,

    He is new to OS's not The "Graphical" internet.

    Anyways, Your PC may not Support USB Bootable Devices so i advise Downloading the DSL USB Boot Floppy .img file Use "Rawrite" to Write this Image a spare Floppy.

    Next Get your dsl-xxx.zip with DSL USB in it and (last one i used was anyway :S) you then just put it on the USB stick and Reboot your PC with the Floppy in and the USB Stick in

    Hope this helped, i thaught there was a Howto for this? for Future reference Anyone trying to get an OS working don't messaround Froum Posting it doesn't work just experiment your self with the OS.

    Jim,
  8. kayway8

    kayway8 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Yes you can you use the embedded version to boot up inside windows i found out a while ago but thanks for your support :D
  9. j4m32

    j4m32 Newcomer, in training Posts: 49

    Ohh sorry :p

    i presumed you wanted to Boot from a USB Stick :D :D

    no worries i see they included qemu espetialy for the Newbies wanting to run linux in windows,
    Useful i guess but defeats the object of Multi-OSing in my view :p

    anyways enjoy that linux very simple and clicky :p

    Jim,

    (Look at BSD / Installations of Linux)
  10. kayway8

    kayway8 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    yeah everything is in the one file qemu and all. I just wanted it so I can use on the computers at school, and DSL has a bunch of apps i wanted to use and the school restricts downloading.
  11. j4m32

    j4m32 Newcomer, in training Posts: 49

    Ahh many ways past that my man ;) ,

    if you need any help mail me *******@gmail.com

    Jim,

    Edit: Please do not put your e-mail address on a public webpage. Use the PM feature of the forums or instant messengers if you want to exchange such personal data. -- Nodsu
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