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Re: [vox-tech] booting off cd help



begin Ken Bloom <kabloom@ucdavis.edu> 
> 
> On 2003.05.04 10:22, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >begin Ken Bloom <kabloom@ucdavis.edu>
> >>
> >> On 2003.05.03 18:06, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >> >
> >> >well, let's say i want to boot a knoppix CD (which would've really
> >> >have
> >> >been helpful).  how would i go about doing that?  something like
> >> >
> >> >dd if=/dev/hdd of=/dev/fd0 count=something?
> >> >
> >>
> >> dd if=/cdrom/KNOPPIX/boot.img of=/dev/fd0
> >
> >so i guess dd stops automatically without printing an error message
> >when the output file has no more space left, but the input file still
> >has 649MB left to go?
> 
> Please note that I'm not copying from the device file. I'm copying from 
> a regular file on the CDROM that the cdrom filesystem has marked as the 
> boot image. /cdrom/KNOPPIX/boot.img is a floppy-disk sized file. dd 
> will stop when it runs out of input.

oh, lordy.

normally i'm awake at 10:30am.   sorry for being so dense!

pete

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