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SubjectRe: syslinux and 2.4.0 initrd size problems
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Followup to:  <20001126211642.A2763@vger.timpanogas.org>
By author: "Jeff V. Merkey" <jmerkey@vger.timpanogas.org>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> I am having trouble getting a 2.4 vmlinuz (bzImage) and initrd
> image onto a 1.44 floppy with all the new stuff. Even a stipped
> down kernel compiled under 2.4 is @ 600K compressed, and I need
> about 800K for the initrd image. I noticed that syslinux
> has some comments about not allowing initrd to span media.
>
> I there something more current that does or will allow me to
> load the inittrd off a CD-ROM device (with vmlinuz and syslinux
> on the floppy). I know how to do this with GRUB (Grand
> Unified Boot Loader), but I want to use syslinux if possible.
>

Why are you posting this to the kernel list? See the SYSLINUX
documentation for the SYSLINUX mailing list address.

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