Sunday, May 11, 2008

Linux Recovery and Boot Disk Creation

This tutorial covers the creation and useage of boot floppies for system recovery.
Three recovery methods are discussed:
1- Creation / useage of a floppy with GRUB boot loader. Grub configured on floppy to point to Linux kernel on hard drive.
2- Creation / useage of a floppy with LILO on the Master Boot Record (MBR) to point to the Linux kernel on an existing hard drive for boot. This is typically done when the MBR is corrupted, overwritten by the installation of another operating system or as an alternative to configuring the hard drive MBR for dual boot, more...

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