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       mkbootdisk - creates a stand-alone boot floppy for the running system

       mkbootdisk [--version] [--noprompt] [--verbose]
		  [--device devicefile] [--size size]
		  [--kernelargs <args>] [--iso] kernel

       mkbootdisk  creates  a  boot  floppy  appropriate for the running system. The boot disk is
       entirely self-contained, and includes an initial ramdisk image which loads  any	necessary
       SCSI  modules  for  the system. The created boot disk looks for the root filesystem on the
       device suggested by /etc/fstab.	The only required argument is the kernel version  to  put
       onto the boot floppy.

       --device devicefile
	      The  boot image is created on devicefile. If --device is not specified, /dev/fd0 is
	      used. If devicefile does not exist mkinitrd creates a  1.44Mb  floppy  image  using
	      devicefile as the filename.

	      Normally,  mkbootdisk instructs the user to insert a floppy and waits for confirma-
	      tion before continuing. If --noprompt is specified, no prompt is displayed.

	      Instructs mkbootdisk to talk about what it's doing  as  it's  doing  it.	Normally,
	      there is no output from mkbootdisk.

       --iso  Instructs mkbootdisk to make a bootable ISO image as devicefile.

	      Displays the version of mkbootdisk and exits.

       --kernelargs args
	      Adds  args  to  the  arguments  appended on the kernel command line. If this is not
	      specified mkbootdisk uses grubby to parse the arguments for the default kernel from
	      grub.conf, if possible.

       --size size
	      Uses ize (in kilobytes) as the size of the image to use for the boot disk.  If this
	      is not specified, mkbootdisk will assume a standard 1.44Mb floppy device.

       grubby(8) mkinitrd(1)

       Erik Troan <ewt@redhat.com>

4th Berkeley Distribution		 Tue Mar 31 1998			    MKBOOTDISK(8)
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