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Ok, so trying to get it to load into RAM... but,

I downloaded DSL, burt to disk, load it up on laptop, and when I type "dsl toram" it says:

Scanning for USB devices... Done.
Can't fine KNOPPIX filesystem, sorry.
Dropping you to a (very limited) shell.
Press reset button to quit.

Additional builtin commands available:
cat
mount
unmount
insmod
rmmod
lsmod
     
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Hmmm...Perhaps the iso is bad? I would try re-downloading it.
    
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Originally Posted by Megaman_90 View Post
Hmmm...Perhaps the iso is bad? I would try re-downloading it.
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/...small/current/

Which one should I download?
     
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Quote:
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Sometimes isos can get corrupted when you download them just like zipfiles do.

I believe this Is the current version.
    
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Sometimes isos can get corrupted when you download them just like zipfiles do.

I believe this Is the current version.
Downloading now. Will let you know how it goes.
     
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Nope. Still nothing... Why is it scanning for USB devices though?
     
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I don't know a whole lot about DSL, I have a CD...but I have not used it much.

From what I've seen, its usually run from a thumb-drive. That maybe why it is trying to read from USB, but it still doesn't make a whole lot of sense.
    
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UNetbootin will install the .iso to USB. All you have to do then is restart and set BIOS boot order. (I know I posted this in another thread, but this is for those who use the search function)
    
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