MBCD is a shell script to make a customised CD-ROM that can boot any kind and number of image files.
Currently 4 types of images are supported:
Note that using more than one Knoppix image is currently not possible, but may be in a future version. And of course you can't use the original 700MB Knoppix version (unless you use 800MB CDR blanks). See below for some smaller alternatives.
MBCD is licensed under the GNU GPL.
Get the tarball (version 0.4a)
See the README.
The choices are endless. Here are some examples:
|bootdisk.com|| A collection of DOS and Windows bootdisks. Use |
|Boot Disk Project||Bootdisks for almost all MS-DOS and Windows versions|
|Bart's Network Boot Disk||A network boot disk for connecting to a network share on a Windows 9x/ME/NT4/2000/XP or Linux Samba machine.|
|tomsrtbt||The most famous Linux-on-a-floppy. Use the 2.88M version!|
|ibiblio/linux/system/recovery||Lots of mini Linux distros.|
|TuffTEST||PC diagnostic utility. Standard version $9.95, free version with limited functionality|
|Powerquest PartitionMagic||Good and expensive harddisk partioning program|
|FreeDOS|| A free, MS-DOS compatible operating system. Use the file |
|NT Password & Registry Editor||Very useful if you "forgot" your Windows NT/2k/XP password.|
|Knoppix Customizations||See this page for a list of Knoppix derivatives.|
|Damn Small Linux||50 MB|
|Local Area Security||185 or 210MB; with lots of security tools|
|Memtest86|| A Stand-alone Memory Diagnostic. Use the file |
|Memtest+||Enhanced version of Memtest|
Copy them on a bootable DOS floppy and use the image with MBCD.
|TestDisk||Tool to check and undelete partitions|
|FIPS||Non-destructive splitting of harddisk partitions|