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  • Requirements & GUI overview.
  • Install sources & config.
  • Partitioning.
  • Testing and saving.
  • Starting installation.

    - A kernel with loopback device support (Slackware standard kernel is OK).
    - Tcl & Tk (Needed to run the configuration GUI TkGui.tcl).
    - syslinux (Needed to create Iso & PXE images).
    - cdrtools (as above).
    - openssl (Needed to encrypt the root password).


    1) Configuration GUI overview:

    The sample configuration file is based on Slackware-10.1 standard kernel, 
    and should work out of the box on any IDE system.
    To get started, run the Tcl/Tk GUI (TkGui.tcl) and load the example config 
    file: 'sample.cf'.


    2) Configuration GUI parameters:

    2.1) NETWORK Configuration:

    Hostname: Your server's hostname.
    Interface: Source ethernet interface for installation.
    Root password: The root password of your new system; the password 
    is stored in CLEAR TEXT when you save the config file, but is encripted 
    when you create the root image.
    I suggest to choose an installation password, and change it at first boot. 
    Time server: nptdate source server: time.nist.gov is only an example; 
    please select the time server nearest to you, and be sure it's an OpenAccess
    one. Take a look to Ntp servers Webhome at:
    DHCP: with this option enabled, the 
    system address will be configured from
    DHCP server.

    Static IP: you must supply
    - IP Address 	- Domain
    - Netmask	- Dns1
    - Default GW	- Dns2 [optional]
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