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Re: README in /usr/src/linux* need updating



Dave Jones <davej redhat com> writes:

>> [...]
>> o  - In order to boot your new kernel, you'll need to copy the kernel
>> o    image (found in .../linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage after compilation)
>> o    to the place where your regular bootable kernel is found.
>> o 
>> o    For some, this is on a floppy disk, in which case you can copy the
>> o    kernel bzImage file to /dev/fd0 to make a bootable floppy.
>> [...]
>> 
>> That is no longer possible... 
>
> True. you now need syslinux.

OK, I'm confused now.  I'm reading here that the kernel is too big to
fit on a floppy, hence no floppy boot image in `images'.

What do you mean by saying needing `syslinux'.  Is it then possible
to put something on a floppy for example?




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