mkboot - makes a bootdisk
mkboot [-r rootpartition] [-i] [kernel]
mkboot makes a bootdisk.
By default the bootdisk will use the kernel /boot/vmlinuz and the current
root partition. Use the -r option to specify a different parition,
and provide the new kernel file directly to specify a different
If invoked with the -i option, it tries to make a Debian Linux system
bootable after a new kernel was installed by /sbin/installkernel. If
GRUB is installed, it does nothing. If LILO is in use, it runs
/sbin/lilo. Otherwise, mkboot will make a new bootdisk.
installkernel(8), lilo(8), grub(8)
Debian Linux 7 Jan 2001 MKBOOT(8)
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