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SubjectRe: Initramfs confusion
Followup to:  <>
By author: Garrett Kajmowicz <>
In newsgroup:
> I am just begining to test out 2.6 with an eye on use by X-terminals without
> hard drives or NFS. As such I am quite enthusiastic about initramfs. After
> much stumbling around I created a root image that I would like to test,
> compiled into kernel and created image.
> I am doing testing under VMWare with 2.88 MB floppy images (for testing
> purposes), but lilo is barfing trying to write to a regular file as a raw
> device (doesn't know how to handle device 0x0700).
> I cannot use a real floppy because I do not have any 2.88 MB floppies

I suggest using SYSLINUX instead for floppies.

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