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SubjectRe: Bootable CD idea
On Wed, 30 Apr 2003, John Bradford wrote:
> [1] I originally thought that the 2.4 kernel's in-built floppy
> bootloader used BIOS calls to access the disk, and that a 2.4 kernel
> image as the El-Torito boot image would work, as the kernel would be
> accessing the emulated disk, but it didn't seem to when I tried it
> just now - it failed with an error saying something along the lines of
> it had run out of data to decompress.

when you did "make bzImage", are you sure you didn't get the message about
the kernel being too big for floppy booting?

Regards
Tigran

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