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i found the 'live' dir on cd2. i was wondering what command i could use to actaully start it up.
'boot: linux root=/dev/hdc' doesn't point to that dir, so how do i give the options for the mount point to be used? it's not possible to give dir names when using /dev notation, right? i.e. not possible to say 'root=/dev/hdc/live' so how do i mount the live dir and start the live cd? i know i could just boot normally and then mount it but my question is related to actually starting and using it 'live'. i was thinking maybe it was something along the lines of 'boot: linux root=/dev/hdc mount /live / ro' (ofcourse, i know the ro isn't neccessary)'
i use the 'boot: linux root=/dev/hdb1' to start ANY linux distro i install without using lilo (esp on my current machine). i don't have a floppy drive :P
it's already setup to boot the cd rom first. it shows me the boot prompt. i press enter, it asks for login, i type root and voila! but that's hardly the live disk, right? the install disk 1 does the same thing. so what's the difference? and disk 2 IS specifically supposed to be a live disk. unless live implies just simple bash prompt, which i somehow doubt.
Man, you didn't dig it deep inside did you? I got connected from that "simple bash prompt" to my ADSL PPPoE ISP and posted from there... The matter is that the live in that cd is a CLI Live-CD... you're meant to use it from that "simple bash prompt" which is in fact the Live-CD
obs: used ADSL-* to get connected and links to surf on the web