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06-29-2004, 05:13 PM
Below there are the instructions about hd install that is on CD rom.
I'm a newby ,can I have more details about each step ?
1.) initialize a free partition with the ext2 file system and mount it on
/mnt/knoppix, for example.
2.) cp -a /KNOPPIX/* /mnt/knoppix/
3.) set up /mnt/knoppix/etc/fstab and /mnt/knoppix/etc/lilo.conf for the
new system (Caution: symlinks in /boot initially point to the Ram
disk!), run lilo.
4.) mkdir /mnt/knoppix/home/knoppix && \
chown knoppix.knoppix /mnt/knoppix/home/knoppix
5.) Reboot, try the system out, fix any broken settings.

>about (1) ,what does it mean "mount a partition on /mnt/knoppix ?
> (2) copy knoppix into the directory /mnt/knoppix ? (of course not..)
> (3) ?
> (4) ?

Sorry,thanks a lot.

06-29-2004, 05:41 PM
What you're suggesting seems a very awkward (and dated) way of doing things. Which version of Knoppix do you have?

06-29-2004, 07:15 PM
I've version 3.3. I don't know if FAQ on this CD are old.......

06-29-2004, 09:20 PM
Actually, I think the FAQ's are still out of date even on 3.4...or at least they still are on the ftp servers. landolini, there are install scripts so that you don't have to do all of this junk yourself. If you have 3.3 try running 'knoppix-installer' first...if that doesn't work try 'knx-hdinstall'. You have the latter for sure.