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The Linux Bootdisk HOWTO

Tom Fawcett and Graham Chapman

v2.3, 4 April 1997

This document describes how to create Linux boot, boot/root and utility maintenance disks. These disks could be used as rescue disks or to test new kernels. Note: if you haven't read the Linux FAQ and related documents such as the Linux Installation HOWTO and the Linux Install Guide, then you should not be trying to build boot diskettes.

1. Introduction

2. Disks

3. Components

4. Advanced Bootdisk Creation

5. Troubleshooting

6. Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) List


7. Resources and Pointers

8. Samples

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