Subject: Re: making bootable CD's
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Markus Illenseer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/01/1999 21:59:37
> This boot image is a floppy image. The PC bios then emulate a floppy drive.
You could use the install.fs from the 1.4.1 distribution for this purpose.
> You can make a bootable cd with root on the CD : build a kernel with
> root on cd9660, make a bootable floppy with it, extract floppy image
> and call mkisofs with it.
Hm, for installation purpose, there is no need for that. Just have
the distribtion on the cd9660-part of the CD. sysinst would mount CD
and install the binary sets.
Another idea would of course be to create a life filesystem on the CD
and boot from this CD. I believe Joliet supports this. Never checked that