BOOT DISK

From: Net Llama!

>Tom Marinis wrote:
> >   I would like to make an emergency boot diskette
> >   for Linux.  Can someone refer to me HOW-TO Document
> >   for what I wish to do.

http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Bootdisk-HOWTO/index.html

fdformat /dev/fd0H1440
mkfs.ext2 /dev/fd0
mount -t ext2 /dev/fd0 /mnt

cp -dp /boot/* /mnt

Create a new lilo.conf on floppy with:

boot = /dev/fd0" and "root = /dev/hdb1
(hdb1 assumes your linux is on the 2nd drive, 1st partition)
 

Install lilo on floppy with:
/sbin/lilo -C /mnt/lilo.conf
(note the upper case C here)

umount /mnt
 

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