[syslinux] memdisk question

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jul 24 21:46:07 PDT 2002

Eugene Pressley wrote:
> When I use memdisk to boot a Windows ME or Windows XP Boot Floppy Image
> the system locks up, see attached jpg of VMWARE system.  This happens in
> both VMWARE and on a real PC.  If I use memdisk to boot a FREEDOS Boot
> Disk Image everything works great.
> Any suggestions?

Hard to say.  If these images expect to talk to a real floppy device, 
they're never going to work with MEMDISK.  WinME is surprising, 
though... I at least was under the belief that it was just DOS.


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