Slackware 9.1 root disk problem

Alex Snow alex_snow at
Tue Nov 11 08:59:15 EST 2003

You don't want color.gz. You want install.1 and install.2 from the 
rootdisks directory. those should work for you. color.gz was the 
rootdisk used in slackware 8.0 and older. It's now obsulete.
Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 12:01:15AM -0500, Jes and guide dog Harley wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Well, I downloaded speakup.s and color.gz, and put them both on two separate floppy disks. I had to format the disks a few times
> but that's beside the point. After I rebooted with the boot disk and typing ramdisk speakup_synth=ltlk, I was given the following:
> Vfs: Insert root floppy disk to be loaded in to ramdisk and press enter (the usual message).
> After loading the root disk andp ressing enter, I got the usual compressed image found at block 0 message. After a while, the
> system seemed to hang, as the floppy drive just stopped spinning and the only thing that worked was the speakup review commands on
> the numpad. Any idea why this is happening? I would appreciate any advice.
> Jes
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Who is General Failure and why is he reading my hard disk?

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