The Linux Bootdisk HOWTO

Copyright © 1995,1996,1997,1998,1999,2000,2001 by Tom Fawcett

v4.4, June 2001

This document describes how to design and build boot/root diskettes for Linux. These disks can be used as rescue disks or to test new system components. You should be reasonably familiar with system administration tasks before attempting to build a bootdisk. If you just want a rescue disk to have for emergencies, see Appendix A.1.

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