Subject: Re: i386 floppy no longer fits
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-install
Date: 01/10/1999 23:15:14
Ross Harvey <> writes:

> If you want el torito-style boot-from-CD _and_ a ramdisk root, you just
> have to go back to a smaller kernel. If you are willing to open the CD or
> to put the miniroot on the CD, then ustarfs could, in the first case, open
> a specific file instead of `disk 2', and in the second case, any boot fs
> would work...the floppy need hold only the kernel.

Can't a CDROM boot a 2.88MB file system?