Hi can it be written to a cdr and just boot of that? rgds tom Johnny Hughes wrote: > On Tue, April 5, 2005 12:10 pm, israel.garcia at cimex.com.cu said: > > >>Collins, >>Most of my servers are connected remotely, I migrated from WhiteBox to >>CentOS >>linux, I had in every (remote) server a bootdisk (floppy), so in case of a >>raid >>crash, some people there booted the server from the bootdisk and then I >>reconstructed the Raid remotely... >> >>I know if I boot from CD rescue mode I can get the same result, but, >>people in >>thouse places are not especialized in linux boxes. That is because I want >>to >>boot from a floopy, now I also know it's imposible, but, Can I make a CD >>boot?, >>I just want something to boot my remote server, get running all services >>and >>later I reconstruct the RAID... >> >>understand me now? >> >>sorry my poor english! >> >>regards, >> >>israel > > > I understand what you want ... but a 2.6.9 kernel and the required > initrd.img to allow LVM2 and/or RAID ops is physically too big to fit on a > floppy disc. > > you could try to compile ONLY the drivers you absoultely need into a > kernel ... but I think it will still be too large to fit.