[syslinux] Usin ISO Linux & Memdisk to create a Viritual Floppydrive that Linux & Windows can load driver disk from.
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Mon Aug 22 13:16:12 PDT 2005
Michael_E_Brown at Dell.com wrote:
> With windows, if your "virtual" floppy is drive B:, then windows
> will treat it specially. It will basically copy the contents into
> memory from real mode using int13h, knowing that it will not be
> able to access the device after it switches to protected mode.
> I asked a few days ago about support for making a memdisk image
> behave as drive B:, but got no answer. :-(
It's not a super-easy thing to make happen; it certainly won't make 3.10.
> We have our assembly language guy looking at it, but it is slow as
> he isn't very familiar with the syslinux codebase.
Try the attached path, then give the "floppyb" command-line argument to
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