my e-mail to request opportunity to post: Making Boot Floppy

Christopher K. Johnson ckjohnson at
Sat Nov 22 17:34:34 UTC 2003

David Rangel wrote:

>I installed fedora on an Intel PC.  At
>the end of the installation, when prompted
>to make a boot disk, I received an error
>indicating that the install system was
>unable to create sucha disk because the
>number of modules required to boot the 
>machine made it impossible to fit the
>boot files on the 1.44Mb floppy.
>How does one make a boot floppy in such cases?
>How do I boot into my system now if there
>is a problem with the MBR?
>Thank you for any input.
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Booting the installation cd and using "linux rescue" at the prompt is 
one answer.  That would enable you to chroot to the mounted sysimage and 
run grub-install to fix the MBR.

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