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Warped Systems: Building 'Nefarious'--Part 2: Install

Nov 12, 2003, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"This is the second part of a three part article on building 'Nefarious', a AMD Athlon 64 box running Mandrake Linux 9.2 AMD64. I stated in the first part, that I would be using Beta 3 of the Mandrake 9.2 AMD build. As it always happens, mere seconds after I had finished documenting the install of Beta 3, RC1 was released. I re-installed with RC1, but since there where no major differences between Beta 3 and RC1, you will see Beta 3 screenshots sprinkled amount the RC1 shots.

"Anywho, on to the installation.

"I started by downloading all three ISOs of Mandrake 9.2 AMD64 RC1 and burn them with K3b. If you haven't used K3b yet, do so. Next, I checked the BIOS to make sure it booted from the CD. The K8V allows me to choose which CD/DVD is 'primary', so I switched the DVD player to primary and dropped the CD in..."

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