Re: Linux Boot Disk

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Date: 05/02/04


Date: Sun, 02 May 2004 06:37:35 GMT

On Fri, 16 Apr 2004 02:37:52 -0400, Roodwriter@core.com wrote:

> Fearless wrote:
>
>> I've seen a couple of articles on making a boot CD for Linux, but none
>> seem to be as compact as the "boot floppy".
>
> Have you tried the mini-CDs? They're about half the size and hold about 200
> meg. I've found them at Circuit City and Best Buy here in the U.S., but you
> have to look. Apparently they're not a big seller.
>
> --Rod
Ummm...I am pretty sure that the original poster was meaning compact
in terms of total file/directory size...not the actual physical size
of the medium.
>
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