4 Ways to install Pandora Slackware(Windows/Linux/Zaxxon)


ingoreis

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Are not all SD Cards with 16gb same size?


That can be a problem.


I try to make a smaller image with swap Partition.


I think i have it on weekend uploaded.


Maybe next Version work better;-)
 

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Even within the same brand, all cards have not the same exact size.


This is also the case with harddrives.


That's exactly why, when you do a RAID array, you MUST create partitions smaller that the disk.
 

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Okay, so I'm pretty new to linux, and I was wondering which packages we were supposed to install with the slackware on the sd card. There was a list of like 300 of them, and most seemed to be either essential or driver related, yet I want to keep as much free space as possible on the card.
 

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All essentials packages are already shipped in the image.


Installing others depends on what software you plan to use.
 

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I've been meaning to try Slack for a while, but my Pandora hasn't seen daylight for an age. Thanks for this, I'll (hopefully) try it later :)
 

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Hmmm, this didn't work for me. After writing the card, it would say in Windows that the card wasn't formatted (which you'd expect of ext2), however, when I plug it into the Pandora, it kept it's old label and was completely blank :(


I've got the tar.gz version as well, but my pandora doesn't have GParted :(
 

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That renember me one Thing.


When you restore a Image and it says its Finished,then its often not realz finished.


Plz wait that your SD Reader REALY ends writing/blinking.


Sometimes up to 5 Minutes after the *Restore Succesfully* Message.


Maybe that can solve your Problem.


EDIT:


I Bought new SD Cards and now i am able to make Images for smaller SD CARDS with 16gb ^_^
 
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Not working for me either, I tried 3 times now but the card is unreadable after restoring the RC5 image...


Because my laptop doesn´t have indicator lights for the internal SD card reader I got me a cheap all in one USB reader with a light just to make sure it was finished. Still no luck.


Windows wants to format the card, USBit doesn´t recognize it anymore and neither does my Pandora :(


After a format the card functions like it should without problems
 

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I make a new image with smaller partitions and upload it next days.


My normal 16gb card is a SanDisk16gb extreme card.


In the wiki for slackware is written that Not All we cards work for slack on pandora.nur i will try to make my image more combatible next days because i bought cheaper sd cards.
 

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I'm going to download the RC4 version. I also tried downloading the GParted ISO which didn't download completely. I think something is comspiring against me :huh:
 

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It can work as Fat32 for data, pnd etc.. but not as a Linux Extended partition.
 

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RC4 failed to work when written to my SD card. Giving up for now.
 

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Hi, I apologize for bumping this, but I followed the directions, and am not sure what to do next. I just (I assume) extracted the 4.3 GB IMZ file with that program listed on the first page.

Now what?
 
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