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Old 10-15-2005, 07:07 AM   #1
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How to make a bootable floppy?

Hallo. I just installed mandrake 10.1 downloaded from the internet. I have now dual boot with a windows system, so I installed lilo boot loader. Everything is fine, but I can't understand how to create a bootable floppy disk in order to boot into my mandrake in case I loose the lilo configuration. You know, it happens some time if an updating of windows overwrites the boot sector...

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Old 10-16-2005, 07:17 AM   #2
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Not sure how to make a bootable floppy, but I think the install CD has some sort of recovery functionality built in to it if I remember correctly.
Old 10-16-2005, 11:37 PM   #3
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How to make a boot disk is described in the documentation:
Old 10-17-2005, 02:59 AM   #4
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In case you loose LILO the installation CD can work as rescue CD. Just type rescue after you boot from the CD and you can reinstall LILO from there.


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