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Old 10-29-2004, 12:50 PM   #1
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Really dumb boot disk question

I have a slackware server running 2.4.26 kernel in a RAID5 array. For some reason the bootmgr would not install to the raid array. Fine...I made a boot disk and it boots off that. My question is...I have downloaded and compiled a new kernel. How in the world do I create a bootdisk to boot the new kernel?
Old 10-29-2004, 12:58 PM   #2
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I've not used it, but I know there is a mkbootdisk command.
Old 10-29-2004, 04:33 PM   #3
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apparently its in a slackware package I didnt install...any other suggestions?


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