Bug 66039 - not enough space on floppy disk to create boot disk for kernel-2.4.9-31smp
not enough space on floppy disk to create boot disk for kernel-2.4.9-31smp
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mkbootdisk (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-06-04 17:13 EDT by dave.lunzer
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-19 01:48:50 EST
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Description dave.lunzer 2002-06-04 17:13:39 EDT
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Description of problem:
[root@fred /]# mkbootdisk --verbose `uname -r`
Insert a disk in /dev/fd0. Any information on the disk will be lost.
Press  to continue or ^C to abort: 
Formatting /dev/fd0... done.
Copying /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.9-31smp... done.
Creating initrd image... 
gzip: stdout: No space left on device
Setting up syslinux... cat: write error: No space left on device

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.reran on multiple floppy disks
2.updated kernel with up2date and manually

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-19 01:48:50 EST
We've done a little bit to help the space situation, but unfortunately, 1.44
megs just isn't a lot these days.  There's also a --iso paramater to make a
bootable iso image.

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