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Fdisk On Linux

By teo ·
Is there any way to create partition from a floppy with the fdisk on the floppy

If yes, how do I create a boot up disk with the fdisk file on the floppy ? It is like the windows 98 boot disk where you can type fdisk to create partition

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by kami In reply to Fdisk On Linux

check Bootdisk-HOWTO
(www.linuxdoc.org)

or

you can use (I'm using that) boot+root disk from some distribution like Slackware

FDISK for linux is not good tool for creating FAT partitions (full explanation is in documentation)

the easy way is to use PartitionMagic
that software can create & resize (version depends) almost all kind of partitions (including ext2fs)

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by cking In reply to Fdisk On Linux

1. Download rawrite.exe and the boot image that you want to use to a directory on a Windows machine. Go to the dos prompt and rawrite the image to the disk by typing this command from the dir that you have rawrite in. Type: rawrite (which image you choose) a: This will put the image onto disk. You must them make a root disk. Download a file called color.gz to the same dir on the windows machine. Using another floppy type: rawrite color.gz a: and this will put the root image onto the floppy. Booting from these two disks you will then type in fdisk /dev/hda/ This will give you the linux fdisk menu that you are looking for. You can get any of these files from ftp.slackware.com

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