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Re: Floppy boot for FC2



On Tue, 08 Jun 2004 09:41:33 -0400, Mark Haney
<mark haney doctordirectory com> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 8 Jun 2004 09:11:26 -0400 (EDT), <sydney alamfamily org> wrote:
> 
> > Hello Everyone:
> >
> > Is there a way to boot from a floppy for this version?
> 
> Are you talking about installing using a boot floppy or just booting FC2
> with a floppy?  I have a screwy HP that also has XP on it that keeps over
> writing grub with it's ever-so-useful-save-me-from-myself system restore
> feature that requires me to use a boot floppy.  It works just fine for me
> on that box.

what you are going to want to do in that situation is make a boot iso
for example for the 2.6.5-1.358 uniprocessor kernel:
mkbootdisk --device /tmp/myboot.iso  2.6.5-1.358

will create a very small myboot.iso that you can use to boot from
directly into your running fedora system.


-jef



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