l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
September 2: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Aug. 18: Discounts to "Velocity" in NY; come to tonight's "Photography" talk
Page last updated:
2003 Oct 24 17:35

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox-tech mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox-tech] lilo, syslinux help
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox-tech] lilo, syslinux help



Can't you do syslinux /dev/sdb?

-Mark


On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Charles McLaughlin wrote:

> I am trying to boot Linux off a USB hard drive.  I found a knoppix
> derivative called Flonix (http://flonix.tuxfamily.org/) that should work.  I
> guess it is meant for booting from USB memory sticks.
>
> I've been messing with this idea for a while and previously installed LILO
> on the MBR of the USB hard drive (sdb).  Now I'm following the instructions
> on how to get Flonix to boot and am supposed install syslinux on the
> partition where Flonix (sdb6).
>
> So I did syslinux /dev/sdb6
> but when I try to boot off the USB drive, it boots into LILO not syslinux.
>
> What do I need to do to get rid of LILO and replace it with syslinux?  I'm
> assuming that syslinux goes in the MBR, but I don't know why it is
> associated with the partition sdb6 not sdb.  (Hope this makes sense)
>
> Thanks,
> Charles
>
> _______________________________________________
> vox-tech mailing list
> vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech
>

-- 
Mark K. Kim
http://www.cbreak.org/
PGP key available on the website
PGP key fingerprint: 7324 BACA 53AD E504 A76E  5167 6822 94F0 F298 5DCE

_______________________________________________
vox-tech mailing list
vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox-tech



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Appahost Applications
For a significant contribution towards our projector, and a generous donation to allow us to continue meeting at the Davis Library.