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SubjectRe: Unable to boot a raw kernel image :??
> > That, and the 1 MB limitation, is the reason it either needs to get
> > nuked or get some massive surgery. I am currently trying to get
> > Linus to accept a patch to put it out of its misery.
> Please, try to convince Marcello and Alan, too. The 2.4 branch
> will be a happier branch (well, assuming that the Linux kernel has
> feelings, of course) without the raw kernel image booting. Anyway, it
> doesn't seem to work for El Torito emulated floppies... I will be the
> first who cry for this ancient code, but I think now it doesn't make
> sense. Anyone uses floppies yet? Here in Spain a floppy is more
> expensive than a 80 min. CD...

Doesn't the in kernel bootloader have uses other than booting from
floppy? What if you want to boot from a custom network boot prom?

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