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Old 11-27-2003, 02:35 AM   #1
shiftty
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Post Boot Disk


How do I make a boot disk to get my linux disk to work.
 
Old 11-27-2003, 03:21 AM   #2
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A little more information might help. If you installed Linux from a CD, you might be able to use the "rescue" feature from the cd to load your system. tomsrtbt might help too. If you mean that you need a disk to start your cdrom drive, there should be instructions with your distributions. These are just a couple of common cases, more information on your system would help alot.
 
Old 11-27-2003, 05:37 AM   #3
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you could try this: # dd if=/boot/<kernel-name> of=/dev/fd0
This wil only work if your kernel is smaller than 1.4MB

Or maybe the mkboot command
 
Old 11-28-2003, 02:28 AM   #4
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try the command 'mkbootdisk'. for this u'll need ur kernel version that u can get it by 'uname -sr' (without quotes)...

hope tis solves ur problem...
 
  


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