Subject: Re: Creating LiveCD from images bigger than normal floppies
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/10/2005 16:06:01
In message <>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
>Marcin Jessa <> 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
still correct (for i386)?

		--Steven M. Bellovin,