Floppy boot disk for Ubuntu 6.06.
John K Masters
johnmasters at oxtedonline.co.uk
Mon Nov 20 15:52:44 UTC 2006
On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 10:37:17AM -0500, aradsky wrote:
> I use ubuntu 6.06 as my primary linux system and like to try other linux
> systems. At the moment I have 5 other linux systems that I can boot
> with ubuntu's grub.
> ubuntu was installed last so it's grub captured all the other systems
> making it possible to boot any of them with ubuntu's grub from computer
> The problem is when I install another linux system, it's grub becomes
> the active booter but it doesn't always include all of the the other
> systems so ubuntu may become inaccessible.. If it could be, it's a
> simple matter of running 'grub-install /dev/hda' and adding the new
> system's booter to ubuntu's grub menu.lst.
> Otherwise, I have to reinstall ubuntu and let it capture the new
> linux in grub.
> I figure if I could access ubuntu with a boot floppy, I could do the
> grub-install /dev/hda routine and edit menu.list to include the newly
> installed linux..
> The question boils down to simply------how do I make a boot floppy (or
> CD) to boot ubuntu after I install a new linux system?
With the flakiness of floppy discs nowadays I suggest using a Live CD
but if you want a floppy solution, Google for -grub boot floppy- and
take your pick.
John K Masters - User #417400 in the Linux Counter http://counter.li.org/
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