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%red%Boot floppy for Linux Installation:

Only necessary if you can not boot from the CD-ROM.

Install diskette from a Microsoft OS,RAWRITE does not work with NT/2000. Use winimage.

C:\> D:

D:\> CD \DOSUTILS

D:\DOSUTILS> RAWRITE D:\IMAGES\BOOT.IMG A:

Or creating a boot disk from unix/linux box

mount -t iso9660 -o ro /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

cd /cdrom/images

dd if=boot.img of=/dev/fd0 bs=1440k

The -o ro option CR-ROM as Read Only.
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