[ILUG] somebody shoot me
stephane at antefacto.com
Mon Oct 1 15:45:15 IST 2001
What about a good old : cat image > /dev/fd0
for the dd thing, you must split in a shell script to create multiple
files like : image1_1, image1_2 ...
On Mon, 2001-10-01 at 15:37, Ulysees wrote:
> I'm trying to install lilo on a boot floppy and it's being awkward.
> I already have a fs on the floppy and i'm really just swappin kernels.
> I've mounted the disk, swapped the kernels, edited the lilo conf on floppy
> but when i try to do a lilo -C /etc/lilo.conf -r /mnt/floppy -v 5 and it all
> goes normally until i tries to actually read the boot sector of the floppy,
> it come's back with "Fatal: open /dev/fd0: Permission denied"
> Anybody remember what it is ?
> while I'm at it
> anyone know how to get around the 2gb limit in dd ?
> i'm currently just doin a dd if=/dev/sda | gzip > /myfile.img.gz
> but that bombs out if the image needs to be more than 2 gigs
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