Re: boot floppy
> -- kinda cute that you did a "5-disk net install"...
> any particularly interesting howto site ???
I just took the following images from the potato distribution and copied
them to disk with a command on the ftp/disk install how-to at debian
plopped the rescue disk in the drive and followed instructions from
there. It was pretty painless, even for a newbie like me. Dselect was
frightening, so I just went with the 'bonehead' install.
I just ran dselect update and came up with about 150 megabytes of stuff
I needed(?), that's why I wanted to make the boot floppy. Not sure if I
might have fscked something up or not...
> - i finally got around to play with toms root-boot disk...
> and can boot "working linux" with one floppy... even more stuff missing
> in it but...gets me on the net so that i can mount other stuff to it...
> http://www.linux-consulting.com/Boot ( see tomsrtbt.txt )
> On Sat, 12 Aug 2000, Dale L . Morris wrote:
> > I did a 5 disk net install, then installed and compiled 2.2.16 kernel.
> > The net install was a 2.2.17 kernel, missing lots of stuff. I made a
> > boot floppy when I did the net install, now I wonder if that boot floppy
> > will work for the 2.2.16 kernel?
> > How do I make a new boot floppy? Is it done from compiling the kernel
> > with make zdisk or is there a command I can issue, that will make the
> > floppy?
> > thanks
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