Subject: Re: boot disk & MD5 Checksum change...
To: A.Z. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Wojciech Puchar <email@example.com>
Date: 08/08/2001 08:30:32
> I was trying to create boot floppies for NetBSD 1.5.1. (boot1.fs & boot2.fs)
> First I have formated floppies with fdformat -f /dev/fd0a
> Then I used dd utility to write image on floppies(from another NetBSD 1.5.1
> dd if=/dev/fd0a of=./boot1.fs
swap if with of.
with this youi recorded blank floppy to file.
> result looked ok
> 2880+0 records in
> 2880+0 records out
> When I try to boot my computer with them(ancient 486) it's telling me it's
> not a boot disk.
> Am I doing anything wrong? Isn't it a right way to do boot floppies?