Subject: Re: Creating LiveCD from images bigger than normal floppies
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 07/10/2005 16:06:01
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
>Marcin Jessa <email@example.com> writes:
>> I am trying to create a custom LiveCD from an image bigger than the
>> "normal" size of either a 1200, 1440, or a 2880 kB floppy, which
>> is stated in man mkisofs , -b flag.
>Now that we have boot blocks that directly support booting from CDs
>without the need for a disk image, you don't need to go through such
>shenanigans any more...
Are the instructions at http://www.netbsd.org/Documentation/bootcd.html#i386image
still correct (for i386)?
--Steven M. Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb