Creating a Boot Disk

If you're performing a custom-class installation, the Bootdisk dialog (see Figure 10-47) gives you the opportunity to create a customized boot disk for your Red Hat Linux system.

Figure 10-47. Creating a Boot Disk

A boot disk can be handy in these situations:

Select Yes and press Space to create a boot disk. Next, you'll be prompted to insert a blank, formatted diskette.

Figure 10-48. Boot Disk Dialog

For instructions on how to create a boot disk after the installation, read the mkbootdisk man page. Be sure you create a new boot disk if you make any changes to your kernel.