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Re: [SLE] Filesystems
  • From: gaf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Jerry Feldman)
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 21:44:22 -0400
  • Message-id: <200004120144.VAA04689@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>



So does SuSE as well as Red Hat.
Bill Barnes wrote:
> The DOS utility is 'rawrite.exe'. Mandrake includes it in their distro.
> You can also find it at the website of 'doslinux'
> http://www.tux.org/pub/people/kent-robotti/
> which, BTW, is a very nice rendering of a Linux bootable from Windows.
>
> Bill Barnes
> >===== Original Message From Chris Reeves <chris.reeves@xxxxxxxxx> =====
> >Yatsen Ng wrote:
> >>
> >> Since it's an image, I can basically copy the kernel from the bootdisk to
> the
> >> harddrive of another PC by doing
> >>
> >> mcopy a:linux /boot/vmlinuz
> >>
> >> Right? The reason why I'm asking is because I have this other PC and I'd
> >> like to use the same kernel on it.
> >
> >Nope, sorry :( The m<whatever> commands only work for DOS formatted floppys.
> >
> >Your best bet is probably copying it off the original computer onto a
> formatted
> >floppy and copying it off that floppy. I had thought that you could 'dd' it
> off
> >the floppy, but that wouldn't work, because it would take an image of the
> whole
> >floppy. Other ideas anyone?
> >
> >> On Tue, 11 Apr 2000, you wrote:
> >> > The boot disk is not a filesystem. It is a kernal image with a
> >> > bootstrap.
> >
> >Yup, that would be right if it was made by something like 'make bzdisk' or
> the
> >like.
> >
> >> > Quoting Yatsen Ng <yatsenng@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> >> > >
> >> > > I' trying to mount my boot disk but I don't know exactly which
> filesystem I
> >> > > need to use as an option. By the way, is there a listing of every
> available
> >> > > filesystem somewhere in the documentation?
> >
> >Bye,
> > Chris
> >--
> >Apologies to everyone who has been waiting for replies off me over the past
> few
> >weeks - I've been away from my computer. I'll try to catch up with my email
> >over
> >the coming days, but don't be surprised if you get a reply in a month's
> time...
> > __ _
> > -o)/ / (_)__ __ ____ __ Chris Reeves
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