[Techtalk] XP with Linux

Deanna Dunker 2xthefun at madbbs.com
Sun Jun 15 20:42:35 EST 2003

A quick note.. i tried both ""grub-install /dev/hdc5"  and "grub-install 
/mnt/hdc5"  for the hell of it and got the same error.

At 08:19 PM 6/15/2003 -0400, Deanna Dunker wrote:
>Hmm.. I was able to get in as root.  However, when i type "grub-install 
>/dev/hdc5" it comes back with:
>mkdir: cannot create directory '/boot/grub': Read-only file system.
>So I'm at the root shell, I'm able to create a directory normally on 
>hdc5.. but for some reason it's telling me it's read only when i go to 
>install grub.
>At 09:56 AM 6/16/2003 +1000, Carlo Hamalainen wrote:
>>On Sun, 15 Jun 2003, Deanna Dunker wrote:
>> > Can rawrite work to CDs though? I don't have floppy drive on the laptop
>> > that it's installed on.
>>Unfortunately, no. The process for making a bootable CD is a bit more
>>complicated (involves extra options for mkisofs and so on).
>>With Knoppix, is there an option at boot time to do something like
>>"knoppix root=/dev/hda2"  (or whereever your Linux partition is)? Redhat
>>CDs usually allow for that on bootup.
>>-- Carlo
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