Re: kernel 2.2.17 boot disk prob! (HELP!)
On Wed, Jul 05, 2000 at 00:12, Sven Burgener wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 02:41:40PM -0700, Pann McCuaig wrote:
> > > What I'm looking for is a way of creating a boot disk like the one I
> > > created when installing debian initially.
> > Do you still have that disk? There is a file on there named linux.
> > Delete it and replace it with a copy of /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.17.
> I did that and it just did the job. :) Thanks!
> At first, it complained about missing dependencies but on the next
> bootstrap this was fine.
> How often can this be repeated? I mean, do any other files on there need
> replacing sometime?
Install the syslinux package if it's not already installed and RTFM. :-)
$ dpkg -l | grep syslinux
ii syslinux 1.42-2 Bootloader for Linux/i386 using MS-DOS flopp
$ ls -l /usr/doc/syslinux/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1215 Dec 5 1998 README
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 342 Dec 5 1998 TODO
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1986 Dec 17 1998 changelog.Debian.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 2780 Dec 5 1998 changelog.gz
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1327 Dec 17 1998 copyright
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7635 Dec 5 1998 syslinux.doc.gz
(this is from my slink++ system)
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