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Old 08-04-2005, 09:32 AM   #1
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Unhappy create boot cd.


mandrkae 10.0
i have mandrake 10.0 bootable cd.
i want to boot it from floppy and then install it from hard disk or from cdrom.
i do not know which file i want to move to floppy or other cd.
i mean the image i want to move to floppy.
either cdrom.img or any other file.


i have the following file in images folder.


[staff@Simlab-node10 images]$ ll
total 14079
dr-xr-xr-x 2 root root 2048 Mar 29 2004 alternatives/
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 8341504 Mar 29 2004 boot.iso
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 cdrom.img
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 170541 Mar 29 2004 hd_grub.img
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 290 Mar 29 2004 MD5SUM
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 network_drivers.img
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 network.img
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 pcmcia.img
-r--r--r-- 14 root root 3490 Feb 3 2004 README
[staff@Simlab-node10 images]$


[staff@Simlab-node10 alternatives]$ ll
total 7201
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 cdrom-changedisk.img-2.4.25-2mdkBOOT
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 cdrom.img-2.4.25-2mdkBOOT
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 324 Mar 29 2004 MD5SUM
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 network_drivers.img-2.4.25-2mdkBOOT
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 network.img-2.4.25-2mdkBOOT
-r--r--r-- 6 root root 1474560 Mar 29 2004 pcmcia.img-2.4.25-2mdkBOOT
[staff@Simlab-node10 alternatives]$


so which one that is.
 
Old 08-04-2005, 03:47 PM   #2
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There are no floppy images there. You normally require 2. Check on the MDK site about making boot floppies for install as there is normally a howto on the subject.
 
Old 08-05-2005, 12:38 AM   #3
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Navigate through the cd to the dosutils folder there is a program called rawwritewin use that to make a floppy image. The image are under the install-images folder select cdrom.img
 
  


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