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How to install Puppy on eee?
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Akado

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jan 2009, 08:21    Post subject:  How to install Puppy on eee?  

Hello everybody, I need your help /w installing Puppy on eee pc 900. I have usb flash drive (1gb), working Xandros on eee and puppy distro, but i cant burn it to cd. I tried to copy image files to flash drive and then boot, but it failed.

How do i install it without cd? Thanks.
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raffy

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Jan 2009, 18:50    Post subject: universal installer  

There is a Universal Installer in the Setup menu, which you follow using the "USB flash" option. The USB flash should be factory-fresh or reformatted in Windows to FAT (FAT16) - in case you've formatted it earlier to FAT32.
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Alfamike


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PostPosted: Wed 14 Jan 2009, 15:57    Post subject: Re: universal installer
Subject description: puppy-4.1retro-k2.6.21.7-seamonkey on 1gig USB stick
 

raffy wrote:
There is a Universal Installer in the Setup menu, which you follow using the "USB flash" option. The USB flash should be factory-fresh or reformatted in Windows to FAT (FAT16) - in case you've formatted it earlier to FAT32.


Hello there,

I'm new to Linux and Puppy, but managed to install Puppy 4.1 (puppy-4.1retro-k2.6.21.7-seamonkey) on an old 1 gig USB stick that is FAT32 formatted. It's running on my new Toshiba netbook NB100.

It has to be said, though, that the bootup takes four to five minutes, most of which time it seems to be stuck at booting the kernel. Eventually it gets through and all runs fine, except that my hard disk is invisible and so can't be mounted.

Regards,
AM.
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PostPosted: Wed 14 Jan 2009, 20:29    Post subject: new kernels  

try newer kernels such as the standard 4.1.2, or

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http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=36592

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