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Old 03-29-2002, 06:00 AM   #1
jayakrishnan
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Creating boot disk over the network


Hello

I have installed RH 7.2 on my comp. During installation i didn't create the boot disk. Now i want to create a linux boot disk so that i can boot into linux if something happens.

But the problem is i dont have a floppy disk attached to my system. Now how do i create a boot disk over a network.

Can some body help me?thanks in advance

regards
jayakrishnan

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Old 03-29-2002, 06:54 PM   #2
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Your best bet will be to share the CD or DVD drive that contains a Linux distribution on it, then COPYING the actual image file (.img) and using the utility rawrite to write the image onto a floppy disk! Good luck! Let me know
if you need more help!

PS: you can find rawrite on the same CD or DVD that has your linux distribution in it!
 
  


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