Find More Posts by Rounan. However, it is pretty reliable. Otherwise your CD won’t be bootable. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Did you ever find a solution for this?

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Knowing Knoppix/Identifying hardware

I tried different ideas with konppix flash card but nothing worked 1. Took me a couple weeks to get everything up and running properly. If your BIOS does not support el torito booting from CD, you can create two bootable floppy disks by issuing from Knoppix running on a different machine the command “mkbootfloppy”, which will create a bootable Kernel-disk plus a disk containing the initial ramdisk, which will be prompted for at boottime.

I would prefer to keep CDRW for obvious reasons. You may have a swap partition if you have previously installed Linux on the hard disk. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world.

After loading the kernel and the base system, Knoppix looks to see how much RAM is left. For example, suppose you have Windows Some Pccia apparently don’t pass the proper memory size to the linux-kernel.


However, it is pretty reliable. It does not affect the existing files on the hard drive. Knoppix will start from CD, pick up the CD image from the specified device and continue loading. Knoppix may not have driver support for all the hardware it can identify. Similar Threads booting from pcmcia cd-rom–“card services”?

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Having a problem logging in? The identification provided by Knoppix may be wrong.

The first and foremost way to make Knoppix run faster that almost everyone can use is to enable DMA. Views Read Edit View history.

I think the problem has to do with hotplugging your card. Linux – Pcmcla and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? All it does is use up hard drive space, which can be reclaimed later. You can also use wildcards in the ISO-Filename, but it must be unique.

Feature added by Fabian Franz. You only need to copy the CD image to the hard disk once. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Retrieved from ” https: Join our community today! Note that you can always pfmcia the graphical environment with “init 2”, and restart it later with “init 5”. This is because Knoppix is not perfect sorry. The time now is To enable DMA, add ‘dma’ to your boot command, for example:.


Knowing Knoppix/Advanced startup options – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

For example, the Intel EP internal modem PCI card is accurately identified; but it is not usable because it requires pcmcix software that cannot be distributed with Knoppix. A newer version can be obtained from the Knoppix web site and from other vendors. Find More Posts by dgr A swap file lets you use part of the hard disk as if it were RAM.