Subject: Re: Creating LiveCD from images bigger than normal floppies
To: Steven M. Bellovin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Marcin Jessa <email@example.com>
Date: 07/10/2005 22:34:14
On Sun, 10 Jul 2005 16:06:01 -0400
"Steven M. Bellovin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In message <email@example.com>, "Perry E. Metzger" writes:
> >Marcin Jessa <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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)?
Yes, now you can use both ways.
I put a simple howto describing both of them for i386 on: