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    Knoppix live cd


    hey guys
    i have got a live knoppix games iso image
    i copied all the files to another blank hard disk and connected it and tried to play it .... i removed the old hard disk so that only the linux hard disk was connected ............but it did not boot automatically.....what is the prob??????????

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    you still need a bootloader, such as GRUB (not sure which one knoppix uses)
    intalled to the Master Boot Record or to a floppy disc.

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    Copying the files won't work to get you a bootable disk.
    You have to burn the iso to the disc.
    That way info gets put on the MBR of the cd.
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    And after you boot from the CD you can run an included script (sorry, don't remember the script - they changed it several versions ago) to install it to your hard drive.
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    why not just download the ISOs to a distro and install it?
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    Knoppix live cd

    hey guys does anyone know what is that bootloader and what is the procedure for getting that ...................................how to install that and all that..............

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    If you want a hard drive installation of a knoppix-based liveCD, burn the ISO to a CD as a disk image (don't open the ISO and burn the files or just put the ISO on the disk as a file). After that, boot from the liveCD and run the knoppix installer script to put it on the hard drive...it should do most of the work for you.
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    When you put the Knoppix cd in and you get the boot: prompt, type "knx2hd /dev/hdxx"
    Replace xx with the partition you want to install to.
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