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Re: Creating a linux cd bootdisk

On Wed, 2003-10-22 at 09:35, ThanhVu Nguyen wrote:
> Hi, Normally before I just use the dd if=kernel of=/floppy bs=1k   to
> create a boot floppy.
> now I have a laptop which has no floppy or cdrw, it does have a cdrom
> and can boot from cdrom however.  So is there a way I can copy the
> kernel image to another computer with cdrw and create a cd bootdisk for
> the laptop from the other computer ?  If so, how ?  

You can very simple create a boot-cd for your machine. Install syslinux
and look at the isolinux documentation at /usr/share/doc/syslinux

> I use Debian, can I just use the Debian default's CD's to boot ?  I
> never tried to
> boot using that way. 


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