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1  Damn Small Linux / User Feedback / Re: DSL 4410 in qemu on: January 21, 2014, 11:47:34 PM
Thanks for your answer CNK

I know a little bit about cheat-codes and among them I've noticed the "root=" or at least the "knoppix_dir", thought, I don"t know what Grub4dos can really do. May be it can 't go further than the bootstrap (aka the vm linux and the initrd).

I will try with the Dsl(n)'s stuff at the root of the partition (maybe it doesn"t like to be enclosed in a directory)

Personally I'am not tied to Grub4dos but the Puppys' frugal install are accomodated with (that don't work with Grub,, maybe with Grub2) so, if I find the right settings the Puppiers will be able to enjoy DSL(n) like an other frugal-install.

Beside that, Dsl-n may do not like my hardware : the boot is very verbose before it reaches the DSL's logo, is that usual ?
2  Damn Small Linux / User Feedback / Re: DSL 4410 in qemu on: January 18, 2014, 04:13:16 PM
(third) Yep (http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/wiki/frugal_install.html).

I've tried a frugal-install manually on my hard drive :

That boots until the scan for usb, firewire device and then "Sorry, I can't find Knoppix filesystem..." (seems to search it on an external storage).
At least, I got a tiny shell.

Note that this is the frugal-install of  DSL-N RC,  I should rather try with the current DSL, no ?

Moreover I use Grub4dos instead of Grub or Lilo,, but it does its job apparently.

Just for the information, here below a Grub4dos setting for a frugal-install like Puppy with Dsl-n

title dsln frugal in sda2 dir dsln
  find --set-root --ignore-floppies /dsln/minirt.gz
  kernel /dsln/linux pmedia=atahd psubdir=dsln
  initrd /dsln/minirt.gz
3  Damn Small Linux / User Feedback / DSL 4410 in qemu on: January 15, 2014, 01:00:10 PM
A  DSL frugal install  on a VM, that runs well.

First, the getting start page doesn't mention that cfdisk should be run as root.

Second, Qemu doesn't seem to like Lilo but rather like Grub, though the installation of the later is not straightforward.

Third, I'am used with the frugal install à la Puppy, that is to say: create a folder (in a Linux partition), put the right stuff in it from an iso, then, tweak the bootloader's menu;list.  Can one do the same with Dsl ?

Now, I will give a go to Dsl-n
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