Subject: Re: boot floppy.
To: David Seifert <>
From: Paul H. Anderson <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/11/1998 15:54:11
On Mon, 11 May 1998, David Seifert wrote:

> > Since the floppy drive isn't support, what's the process
> > for building a boot floppy?  
> dd the image to a known offset in a spare partition,
> boot Linux, dd it to the floppy.

We'd like to put a compressed kernel onto a 1.44MB floppy, and boot from
it (because we are using adaptec controllers, and can't boot from them via
the SRM, as far as I know).  How do we build the boot floppy image?  Once
we get the bits, we can get them to a floppy...


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