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Re: [SLE] remote install of Suse 10.0
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 09:59:41 +0200
  • Message-id: <e4mi9d$e0i$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Erik Jakobsen wrote:

> I tried to make a USB-stick:
>
> # ./mkbootdisk --32 /media/suse101/
> cp: cannot stat `/media/suse101//*': No such file or directory
> error: failed to copy boot loader files
> You have new mail in /var/spool/mail/root
> lajka3:/home/erikja # ls -l /media
> total 16
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 48 May 18 13:16 floppy
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 16384 Jan 1 1970 suse101
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 48 May 2 11:32 xmms_audio_cd
>
> I have mounted the USB-stick.

Hej Erik,

the correct format is

mkbootdisk --32 --partition <usbstick> <mount>

<usbstick> is usually /dev/sda1
<mount> is where you've got the SUSE CD mounted.

So typically I would do :

mkbootdisk --32 --partition /dev/sda1 /mnt

The USB-stick itself should not be mounted.


> God weekend

I lige maade!



/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich


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