[syslinux] Important feature missing: Floppy booting from 2 disks

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Oct 13 17:54:05 PDT 2003

Another way to deal with this stuff is to load a very small initrd which
requests the second floppy and loads it.  The small initrd only needs to
contain a single binary, which can be compiled and linked against klibc
for very small size.

If so, I would recommend loading the second floppy into a ramfs/tmpfs
instead of a ramdisk, especially since ramdisk support will probably be
discontinued in Linux 2.8.


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