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Bug 2763

Summary: Making boot disk fails
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Joe Ceklosky <jceklosk>
Component: installerAssignee: David Lawrence <dkl>
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Version: 6.0CC: jceklosk
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Description Joe Ceklosky 1999-05-12 14:15:27 UTC
When installing from a floppy based boot disk, 6.0 fails to
write out the kernel image to a floppy.  I manually dd'ed
out the kernel during the install.  My guess it that it's
doing the following, which is WRONG:

dd if=/mnt/boot/vmwhater of=/dev/fd0

where it should be:

dd if=/mnt/boot/vmwhatever of=/mnt/dev/fd0

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-27 23:08:59 UTC
this is fixed in the latest mkbootdisk in Raw Hide, IIRC.