Subject: Re: Create bootable kernel-only ISOs in addition to *.fs floppy images
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: tech-install
Date: 05/13/2006 11:02:09
On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 12:22:18AM +0200, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> So, this would use the "HD emulation" boot method?  There has
> been reports of i386 systems which are unable to boot using that
> method.  I am however unsure of how widespread that problem is;
> it may be sufficiently small that telling people to revert to
> using the 2+ floppy sets as an alternative boot method would be
> reasonable.  I would think/hope that machines without floppies (a
> relative new thing?) have sufficient BIOS support for the "HD

It uses the "no emulation" option, which is what other OSs use
as well. I believe Windows uses it too. I don't foresee any problems
with this option.

- Frank