Chapter 2. Booting DSL

Whether you are using a bootable business card purchased from DamnSmallLinux.org (and thank you for the support), the CD that comes with this book, or a Damn Small Linux (DSL) image you downloaded and burned, DSL is made to boot up easily on nearly any PC. In most cases, after you insert the medium, reboot, and press Enter, the DSL desktop (see Figure 2-1) appears in a few moments.

Figure 2-1 The DSL desktop appears automatically when you boot DSL.

The DSL desktop appears automatically when you boot DSL.

Great! At this point you may think “I am done and on to the next chapter.” But if DSL fails to boot right off or if there’s something extra you want out of the boot process, ...

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