Customizing Tom's Root Boot stand-alone Linux floppy


This quick tutorial will show you how to customize a tomsrtbt floppy.

How to add/remove modules


Ie. the TAB key to save on keystrokes.

Setting up command aliases

alias ll='ls -alF --color'

Turning off beeps when using vi

Support for the 3Com 905c NIC

Removing the root password

The default is xxxx.

Adding support for history

Including ! Command history is via ile from /bin/login, see "man ile" and /bin/login.

Forcing video mode and keyboard layout

Tired of hitting the SPACE bar and choosing the keyboard layout every time


After editing rc.custom and settings.s, LILO's boot prompt says "Other distribuboot:" instead of "Boot:"


Temp stuff