[syslinux] Bootable 2.88MB floppy image

Wichetael wichetael at gmx.net
Mon Oct 6 10:58:03 PDT 2003

For 2.88Mb floppy images you do not need any partition tables, you can just
mount it directly and put your files in it. Then to be able to boot from it
you just need to follow the documentation of syslinux and make the
appropriate config files.

Remko van der Vossen

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <fetak at comcast.net>
To: "Josef Siemes" <jsiemes at web.de>
Cc: <syslinux at zytor.com>
Sent: Monday, October 06, 2003 19:45
Subject: Re: [syslinux] Bootable 2.88MB floppy image

> > The baseline of creating this image is to create a file with the size of
> > image, create a filesystem on it, loopback mount it, put the files on
> > and umount it.
> > This is all quite straightforward.
> Yes, no problem in doing these...
> > The only point where it is not is with
> > boot sectors (and with hard disk images: Partitioning). There were
> > some postings for creating
> > hard disk images some month ago, and AFAIR hpa put something from these
> > the web site.
> This is what I need and I do not seem to be able to find this info. Maybe
right in front of my eyes, but...
> Fet
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