is the one you want: It is very good!
Download Slacko 5.3.1 from ibiblio.org: slacko-5.3.1-SCSI-MAIN.iso <<< direct download link
If your hard drive is Hitachi
brand, then, yes, CD image <<< direct download link
is the one you want to download, and you will then need to burn the .ISO image to CD.
==================Test the hard drive with the manufacturer's diagnostic utility.
Download the Drive Fitness Test, CD image
from Hitachi's Downloads page.http://www.hitachigst.com/support/downloads/#DFT
If you do not already have a suitable burning program for writing .ISO
images to disc ...
- Download and install ImgBurn.
Ensure that you UN-check the box agreeing to install the Ask toolbar during the installation.
- Place a new (blank) CD disc in the drive tray.
- Choose Write image file to disc.
- Under Source, click on the Browse button: Navigate to and select the .ISO file that you wish to burn.
- Place a check-mark in the box beside Verify.
When the CD has been burned and verified as successful, it will be bootable.
Boot from the CD:
- Run the Quick/Short test and then the Extended/Long test.
Please post the results.
You said: "i loaded the bootable puppy disk hit f2 to boot from disk and the screen said missing operating system"
It appears that you did not burn the .ISO image file to CD in the correct manner.
You said: "i have sonic digital media le7 and it creates bootable disks, but doesnt specify iso options. will that work?"
Apparently not, but I do not know for sure.An .ISO image file needs to be burned to CD in the correct manner
, and there are only a few select programs that will enable you to do this. There are versions of Nero and Sonic (Roxio) that will do the job, but to minimise the problems you might have, unless you are familiar with burning .ISO images, I recommend that you use ImgBurn
and follow the directions given to create both the Slacko Puppy CD and the DFT CD. When you have burned the .ISO image to CD in the correct manner, the CD will
Edited by AustrAlien, 23 February 2012 - 01:48 AM.