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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?


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