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    SubjectRe: Bootable CD idea
    John Bradford wrote:
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    > Ah, it makes more sense now :-). So, could I bodge 2.4 in to working
    > by modifying bootsect.S with something like this?
    >
    >
    > movw $disksizes+1, %si # Force 18 sectors/track
    > probe_loop:
    > lodsb
    > cbtw # extend to word
    > xchgw %cx, %ax # %cx = track and sector
    > xorw %dx, %dx # drive 0, head 0
    > movw $0x0200, %bx # address = 512, in INITSEG (%es = %cs)
    > movw $0x0201, %ax # service 2, 1 sector
    > int $0x13
    > movb $0x03, %ah # read cursor pos
    > xorb %bh, %bh
    >
    > John.

    Perhaps you could, but why the fsck do you want to beat a dead horse
    over and over again? Use a real bootloader instead.

    -hpa

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