Subject: Re: buildfloppies.sh: Image is 3387 bytes (3 KB) too big to fit on 2 disks
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 05/09/2006 02:03:17
On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 08:31:02PM -0700, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On May 8, 2006, at 5:56 PM, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> >The CDROMs -- likely the most popular install media -- are the
> >problem. The El Torrito emulation section must be no more than
> >2880kb, and that's what's overfilling now (ramdisk-big).
> What about hard drive emulation that El Torrito also supports?
The problem is that there are machines out there that *only*
support the virtual-floppy boot method. I used to have one on my desk. :-/
Thor Lancelot Simon firstname.lastname@example.org
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