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Old 05-18-2010, 12:44 PM   #1
gunzzz5930
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how to create usb recovery boot stick?


sure you've noticed while installing slackware 13 you are prompt to create a usb boot stick...

I was not able to create one in case my slackware won't boot after installing windows...

My question is how to create a usb boot stick or recovery boot stick so that a can su lilo back to its configuration, so that I can select windows or linux on loader prompt(lilo)...?

any help will do..
 
Old 05-18-2010, 01:09 PM   #2
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You don't need really the usb boot stick...

#1 Boot the installation CD

#2 From the installer's shell, mount your root partition on /mnt

It's something like:

mount /dev/hda1 /mnt

#3 Execute LILO with the command:

lilo -r /mnt
 
Old 05-18-2010, 01:14 PM   #3
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I't true you don't need the USB stick solution - but if you woukld like to make one anyway you can run the setup scripts by running pkgtool as root. Than select the "Setup" and then "80.make-bootdisk" to rerun the setup script which creates the usb disk. I have never actually ran this script but that's what it should do.
 
Old 05-18-2010, 09:54 PM   #4
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You don't need really the usb boot stick...

#1 Boot the installation CD

#2 From the installer's shell, mount your root partition on /mnt

It's something like:

mount /dev/hda1 /mnt

#3 Execute LILO with the command:

lilo -r /mnt


@LuckyCyborg
I'm almost there to solve my problem, but what exactly the syntax for mounting a partition using the boot installation cd?

tyty.

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