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



On Wed, 2004-02-25 at 18:48, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 11:29:48AM -0600, Harry Putnam wrote:
> > 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... 
> May depend on your options (and if you have a 2.88Mb disk) 8))

No, it's dead. hpa ripped out the code that allowed booting from floppy.

	Dave




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