Subject: Re: floppy image
To: Paulo Aukar <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/25/2005 09:10:34
In message <>, Paulo Aukar writes:
>Hellow people,
> Where can I find documentation about building a floppy image with customized 
>kernel to boot a diskless machine?
> Thanks.
> Paulo 
I've never seen any documentation.  What I'd do, though, is create a 
file of the proper size -- either by dd'ing from a real floppy or by 
using /dev/zero -- use vnconfig to turn it into a disk, format it with 
newfs_msdos, and mount it.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,