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Old 03-11-2004, 01:50 PM   #1
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whereis DrakFloppy in MDK10.0 Communit?

Hi all,

I just installed Mandrake10 Community (yay!) and I wanted to make a boot floppy.

In 9.2, the DrakFloppy launcher was an icon in the Control Center under Boot. In 10.0, I no longer see it there. Where did it go?

What is the command name that would launch DrakFloppy directly from the terminal?

(Granted I could solve my problems with deep study of mkinitrd...)

Is it relevant that under 9.2 I was using LILO and under 10.0 I'm using GRUB?


Old 03-11-2004, 11:10 PM   #2
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solved, sort of

still don't know where the icon went.
Interestingly, the documentation suggests various methods creating a boot disk without mention of drakfloppy. For 10.0 Comm, using smp kernel, drakfloppy fails because the image size is > 1.44M, as it was in 9.2.
Old 04-26-2004, 11:14 AM   #3
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What the alternative Boot Disk options that are mentioned in the documentation ? I have tried out DrakFloppy, but like you said it fails.

Any ideas ?
Old 04-26-2004, 04:07 PM   #4
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Try "mkbootfloppy"


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