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Old 08-23-2004, 10:01 AM   #1
System_Phreak
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floppy booting linux cd?


i have knoppix on a cd and i want to create a floppy that boots the cd when i turn my computer on.. i insert the cd and floppy, restart computer..
how do i make a floppy that does that??
 
Old 08-23-2004, 10:12 AM   #2
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Re: floppy booting linux cd?

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Originally posted by System_Phreak
i have knoppix on a cd and i want to create a floppy that boots the cd when i turn my computer on.. i insert the cd and floppy, restart computer..
how do i make a floppy that does that??
i'm not 100% sure that you can. i have not heard of anyone running knoppix form their HDD. that is not to say that it cannot/does not happen, i personally have no experience with it.

that being said, if you run knoppix from cd, there seems to be no point in having a boot floppy.
cheers,
--vq
 
Old 08-23-2004, 10:20 AM   #3
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You must install some boot loader that supports booting from CD to floppy disk. I'm not sure about LILO, but GRUB doesn't support booting from CD. :-(
 
  


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