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Old 03-17-2003, 11:21 AM   #1
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Question Boot disk for Mandrake, how to create ?


When i install redhat, post installation will ask me to create boot disk, and i created it.

But mandrake did not ask, so, how can i create boot disk for mandrake?
 
Old 03-17-2003, 11:29 AM   #2
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in my knowledge,
if u have mandy cd, you won't need boot floopy unless your linux goes wrong and your cdrom goes wrong at the same time.

can someone confirm this?

anyway, somewhere in K button, u will find gui tool to create fdisk.
don't remember where.

search this forum with 'boot disk'
u will find tons of same question
 
Old 03-17-2003, 11:49 AM   #3
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See Mandrake control center or use command
mkbootdisk.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 08:21 PM   #4
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In Mandrake 9 under KDE, go K>Configuration>Mandrake Control Center (at the bottom). Go boot and you can make one there. ...seems like I do remember the mkbootdisk command.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 08:27 PM   #5
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in deb i use:

mkboot
 
Old 03-18-2003, 08:52 PM   #6
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...but he uses Mandrake. That's one of the few diferences between distros.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 09:02 PM   #7
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my floppy is /dev/fd0 ,

I login as root and typed

mkbootdisk /dev/fd0

Did not work!!!
 
Old 03-18-2003, 09:35 PM   #8
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OK, try Mandrake Control Center.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 10:23 PM   #9
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FYI:
The exact command syntax for a stock MDK 9.0 install is.
mkbootdisk --device /dev/fd0 2.4.19-16mdk
see man pages for mkbootdisk for details.

If Mandrake control center fails to create a boot disk try disabling supermount. See man pages for supermount.
 
  


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