[syslinux] OT: MDLBL - Multi-Disk-Linux-Boot-Loader v0.1

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Mar 12 17:13:00 PST 2003

Clifford Wolf wrote:
> Hi,
> Just FYI: I've create a template disk image + small shell script for
> creating a multi-disk linux boot floppies for kernels and/or initrd's
> with a size > 1.44 MB. It's based on FreeDOS Beta 8, the XMSdsk ramdisk
> and Loadlin:
> 	http://www.rocklinux.org/people/clifford/MDLBL/
> I primary wrote it for ROCK Linux <www.rocklinux.org> but it might be
> usefull for everyone who wants to boot larger (2.5) kernels from floppies.

Just as a slight warning... you will probably find some
incompatibilities due to using Loadlin (not Loadlin's fault, either; it
has to play some truly horrendous tricks due to DOS being underneath.)
That, of course, doesn't change the fact that it's probably quite useful
for some people.


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