Moe Aitel (email@example.com)
Thu, 26 Aug 1999 16:00:58 -0700
I did it from DOS. My floppy drive is a:, my cdrom drive is q:
the lines below are for these dos addresses. Change to fit your
On my RH 6.0 CDROM there is a directory \dosutils wherein is a
file rawrite.exe and another directory \images with boot.img
I made a boot disk with the dos command
q:\dosutils\rawrite -f q:\images\boot.img -d a
and a rescue disk with
q:\dosutils\rawrite -f q:\images\rescue.img -d a
In each case, rawrite politely asks you to insert a floppy into a:
Note that the floppy is in "a sort of" linux format, not readable
in dos. Boot on the boot.img floppy with the RH 6.0 cdrom in
your cdrom drive.
I understand that you also can do it from linux with the dd command,
but I have not done that myself.
Lee Kinkade wrote:
> I am trying to install redhat 6.0. I have a microsolutions backpack
> parallel port cdrom drive. I have the redhat 6.0 CDs. I want to install
> redhat from this drive. I found the disk image for doing this for redhat
> 5.2, but don't see one for 6.0. I would appreciate any assistance anyone
> could give me getting started with this.
> Lee Kinkade
> Network Specialist
> Phone: (847) 827-9494
> Schawk Inc.
> Fax: (847) 827-8682
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