[syslinux] Well I did it...
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Thu Jan 6 17:20:09 PST 2005
Scott Pasnikowski wrote:
> I dont know if this will be of any interest to you guys.
> I have a lexar 1GB flash drive.
> I used the mkdiskimage script and then did
> syslinux as described in the readme.usbkey.
> (the script took a REALLY long time too)
Ah yes... the script was really designed to create disk images, so it
writes the entire file with zeros to keep it from being a sparse file,
and to make sure the file will compress well. It's probably not what
you want for block devices.
It should be a fairly easy hack to fix, I just need to implement it.
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