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Old 07-31-2003, 04:38 PM   #1
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how to create a boot disk for rh9?

hello, can someone tell me how to create a boot disk for redhat9 without installing redhat again. I know i can do it when I install rh but is there another way to do it?

thanks a lot

Old 07-31-2003, 05:36 PM   #2
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uname -r

take a note of the number

mkbootdisk --device /dev/fd0 <kernel number you just outputted>
Old 07-31-2003, 05:36 PM   #3
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Use mkbootdisk

/sbin/mkbootdisk 2.4.20-8

(This assumes floppy drive is mounted on /dev/fd0, and change 2.4.20-8 to whatever your kernel is)


why am i always a second too late in replying???!?! ARGH
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/sbin/mkbootdisk --device /dev/fd0 `uname -r`


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