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Old 08-06-2003, 10:21 PM   #1
gsibble
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Booting into Linux


Well, this is my system setup:

2xSATA 160GB on ICH5 Bios
1 Seagate 40GB EIDE Drive with a 36GB ext3 or ReiserFS partition and a 2GB Linux Swap Partition

Now. I don't want to change how I boot into windows on my RAID array.

But how do I make a floppy to boot into Linux? After I install it? When do I set that up since they are on different channels and separate drives?

Or can I do it all through Lilo? Any idea? I'm a little lost on this one.....
 
Old 08-06-2003, 11:34 PM   #2
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I'm not sure about your RAID situation but in general - to make a boot floppy from the command line

su
root password

mkbootdisk kernelname

ie - for example:

mkbootdisk 2.4.20-8

etc

Last edited by Skyline; 08-06-2003 at 11:36 PM.
 
Old 08-06-2003, 11:39 PM   #3
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K....thanks!
 
  


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