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mkbootdisk-1.5.1-1 RPM for i386

From Red Hat Linux 9 for i386

Name: mkbootdisk Distribution: Red Hat Linux
Version: 1.5.1 Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release: 1 Build date: Wed Feb 19 07:57:06 2003
Group: System Environment/Base Build host: daffy.perf.redhat.com
Size: 6721 Source RPM: mkbootdisk-1.5.1-1.src.rpm
Packager: Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
Summary: Creates a boot floppy disk for booting a system.
The mkbootdisk program creates a standalone boot floppy disk for
booting the running system.  The created boot disk will look for the
root filesystem on the device mentioned in /etc/fstab and includes an
initial ramdisk image which will load any necessary SCSI modules for
the system.

Provides

Requires

License

GPL

Changelog

* Wed Feb 19 2003 Jeremy Katz <katzj@redhat.com> 1.5.1-1
  - apply mikem's patch so that we handle loop devices better (#84351)
  - switch to making a loopback img and then dd'ing that to the floppy (#84351)
  - man page updates (#77262)
* Wed Feb 19 2003 Jeremy Katz <katzj@redhat.com> 1.5.0-1
  - use copy instead of mkinitrd to get the initrd
  - don't get default kernel args if grubby can't figure out the default kernel
  - exit with an exit status of 1 if things fail
* Mon Dec 23 2002 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - rebuild in new collection
* Fri Aug 09 2002 Michael Fulbright <msf@redhat.com>
  - fix creation of boot iso image
* Fri Aug 09 2002 Michael Fulbright <msf@redhat.com>
  - fix small bug with temp files
* Fri Aug 09 2002 Michael Fulbright <msf@redhat.com>
  - add option when we make dos fs to save more space
* Tue Jun 04 2002 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - only run grubby if /boot/grub/grub.conf exists
* Tue Jun 04 2002 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - if --kernelargs isn't specified and grubby is available use it to get
    the arguments to use; this only works with mkinitrd (grubby) >= 3.4.3
    (8591)
  - fixed some typos in man page (11297)
  - use cp -p rather then cp -a (as we want to follow symlinks) (13480)
  - create image files if appropriate (53818)
  - compact option removed (syslinux doesn't use it anyway) (58989)
* Tue Mar 26 2002 Jeremy Katz <katzj@redhat.com>
  - add --kernelargs command line option
* Sun Jan 06 2002 Florian La Roche <Florian.LaRoche@redhat.de>
  - do not require syslinux for sparc
* Mon Nov 05 2001 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - fixed minor typo in man page
* Thu Aug 16 2001 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - changed Summary:, it's no longer a bad copy and paste job from the
    mkinitrd spec file (MF #50193)
* Mon Jun 25 2001 Elliot Lee <sopwith@redhat.com>
  - Bump release + rebuild.
* Thu Feb 08 2001 Michael Fulbright <msf@redhat.com>
  - return error code when we cant format the floppy. Helps anaconda out.
* Tue Jan 23 2001 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - switched to use syslinux rather then lilo
  - requires dosfstools
  - put version in only one place, mkbootdisk
* Fri Jul 07 2000 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - wasn't including ethernet devices properly
* Fri Jun 02 2000 Bill Nottingham <notting@redhat.com>
  - conf.modules -> modules.conf, fhs stuff
* Tue May 02 2000 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - patched to work with disk labels
* Thu Feb 03 2000 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - gzip manpage
* Mon Jan 10 2000 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - removed rescue stuff
* Mon Nov 08 1999 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - removed 'prompt' from silo.conf
* Tue Oct 26 1999 Jakub Jelinek <jakub@redhat.com>
  - fix sparc ramdisk making for new modutils and kernel
    file layout.
* Sun Sep 26 1999 Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm@redhat.com>
  - ignore commented lines in fstab, generally more robust
    fstab parsing
* Sun Aug 22 1999 Bill Nottingham <notting@redhat.com>
  - ditto
* Fri Aug 13 1999 Bill Nottingham <notting@redhat.com>
  - add fix
* Wed May 26 1999 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - added -P to the cp lines for devices to pick up parent directories
    for ida/ and rd/
* Thu Apr 08 1999 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - pass load_ramdisk=2 as alan had to port his ramdisk hack from 2.0.x
* Tue Apr 06 1999 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - pass load_ramdisk=1 for rescue image, as 2.2 kernels get this right
* Thu Mar 18 1999 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - fixed misspelling in man page
* Thu Feb 25 1999 Matt Wilson <msw@redhat.com>
  - updated the description
* Thu Nov 05 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj@redhat.com>
  - import from ultrapenguin 1.1.
* Fri Oct 30 1998 Jakub Jelinek <jj@ultra.linux.cz>
  - support for SPARC
* Sun Aug 30 1998 Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>
  - wasn't including nfs, isofs, or fat modules properly
  - mkinitrd args weren't passed right due to a typo

Files

/sbin/mkbootdisk
/usr/share/man/man8/mkbootdisk.8.gz


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