[ale] Bootable CD from bootable floppy?
trey at fastmail.fm
Tue Feb 24 22:12:29 EST 2004
On Tue, 2004-02-24 at 20:05, Bob Toxen wrote:
> Yes. You basically store an image of the floppy at the start of the CD.
> I've not done it but a google search or look at Linux Doc project should
> fetch you the answer.
Found the answer. For anyone else that needs to do this:
Insert your bootable floppy and get a root shell open
# mkdir junk
# cd junk
# dd bs=2x80x18b if=/dev/fd0 of=boot.img
# mkisofs -b boot.img -o boot.iso .
Burn a CD using the boot.iso file as source.
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