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Re: FC2T2 boot floppies



On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 15:55, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-04-07 at 15:46, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Your best bets are a) use grub to boot the kernel/initrd from an already
> > installed system or b) wait a couple days when pendrive type images will
> > be available for booting from usb doohickeys. [2]
> 
> Why wouldn't a regular grub boot floppy with no kernel work?
> Granted - you'd have to tell grub how to boot manually (unless grub has
> a CD (x) type syntax - as they do with floppy drives)
> 
> I'll look in the grub info page and see if I can figure something out -
> since my system doesn't boot from the CD's, I can test it.
> 

Well - I couldn't get it to work.
I tried root (cd0) and grub didn't like that.
Knowing that the El Torrito fakes a floppy for booting, I tried it as
fd1 and that didn't work either (device doesn't exist)

Unless someone knows better, I suspect grub doesn't support it :(

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