Re: kernel-2.2.17-image boot disk prob!
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 02:25:02PM -0400, Thomas R. Shemanske wrote:
> I'll take a crack at it. Your lilo.conf files looks a little strange to
> me, especially
"boot" is where the MBR gets written and in my case it's the floppy, as
I want a boot disk here...
[snipped your lilo.conf]
> As far as I know the boot=... is where the lilo info gets written, in
> my case to the MBR, in your case to a floppy
Yes, that's why I put /dev/fd0 there... when running "lilo -C
[that_conffile]", lilo had no problems and I saw the floppy being busy...
> Anyway, boot your system from the rescue floppy, mount the root
> partition, and then choose the option for making a boot disk. This
How do I "choose" that? I tried things like mkboot (or similar) but that
> should put the kernel in /dev/hdb3 on the floppy. Alternatively you may
> simply be able to do
> cat /dev/hdb3/vmlinuz > /dev/fd0
Haven't done that... does it work for b2zip'ed kernels, too?
Regards and thanks
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