LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-25-2001, 01:47 PM   #1
justin19fl
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Distribution: Red Hat 9
Posts: 42

Rep: Reputation: 15

I have RedHat Linux and I want to create a spare boot disk. The documentation says to use the mkbootdisk command, but my computer does not have that command...but it does have the man page for the command. What is wrong?
 
Old 04-25-2001, 02:03 PM   #2
trickykid
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2001
Posts: 24,149

Rep: Reputation: 234Reputation: 234Reputation: 234
Have you tried typing the full command or location of where the make boot disk command resides. Search it and then try to type the full path and see if that works.
 
Old 05-12-2001, 03:58 PM   #3
justin19fl
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Distribution: Red Hat 9
Posts: 42

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks for the help. I found out that I had the man page, but there was no command.
 
Old 05-13-2001, 05:42 AM   #4
ugge
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2000
Location: Gothenburg, SWEDEN
Distribution: OpenSUSE 10.3
Posts: 1,028

Rep: Reputation: 45
mkbootdisk probably needs root privileges.
Try to log in as root.
If you are using the su command then you will have to type the complete path. Try 'whereis mkbootdisk'
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how to make a boot disk without mkbootdisk command ertdiana Red Hat 2 11-30-2005 05:47 AM
mkbootdisk mickeyboa Fedora 3 02-21-2005 07:47 AM
mkbootdisk command manya Linux - General 3 05-21-2004 09:00 PM
i need a new mkbootdisk !! osiris777 Red Hat 3 10-08-2003 11:08 AM
bash: mkbootdisk: command not found rfmac Linux - Newbie 2 02-16-2003 12:08 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:59 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration