[mythtv-users] MythTV and the ION

Tom Lichti redpepperracing at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 02:06:08 UTC 2009


On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 7:59 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:
> On Wed, September 30, 2009 10:39 am, Tom Lichti wrote:
>> I had a similar problem and neither of the XP discs I had would boot
>> into the repair console (dunno why) so I had to google around until I
>> figured out how to accomplish the same thing within the grub shell.
>
> A while back I burned an El Torito bootable CD-R using a 1.44 meg DOS
> utility disk as the boot image.  (An image pulled from the "rescue disk"
> that you used to be able to create on Win95 machines works well; so do
> images from bootdisk.com.)  It's come in handy more than once for these
> kinds of shenanigans.  This is also a handy way to run older floppy-based
> tools (like Dell's asset tag tool) on machines with no floppy drive.

Yes, that would probably have worked. Regardless, I fixed it, which is
all that mattered to me!

Tom


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