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Old 10-15-2004, 08:40 PM   #1
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How do you make a boot disk for RH9?

Installed rh9 ok but luckly i made a boot disk when it gave me the option to do so as it would not not boot into rh9 but always into xp.....just a bit worried if my single boot disks messes up then i wont be able to boot rh9...
Old 10-15-2004, 09:01 PM   #2
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Redhat had a utility called mkbootdisk. Probably run as root ....
su -

Edit: You will need to know the kernel version which you are running.
For example..

At the prompt, type: uname -r ( to find the kernel version)
/sbin/mkbootdisk --device /dev/fd0 2.4.18-24.8.0

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