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slackware 8 bootdisk and rootdisk( both needed for installation)

From the command prompt in Linux, use the dd command for both bootdisk and rootdisk( 1.44m floppy ), do as follows from the bootdsks.144 directory for bare.i, and the rootdsks directory for color.gz ( located on the cdrom disk )( fd0 is the first floppy drive. Be sure which one you are using. )
[ dd if=bare.i of=/dev/fd0 obs=18k ] and [ dd if=color.gz of=/dev/fd0 obs=18k ]

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