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how do you install linux on a dos partition

i have downloaded slackware 3.6 off of sunsite and my friend said that there was a way to install it on the dos partition but i cant figure it out.....
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ini_7Commented:
Use umsdos.gz as your rootdisk. Make sure that you have about 600 megs free on your target drive and that you don't already have a "linux" directory on it.
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