[syslinux] memdisk and floppy images on 4801

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun May 29 19:40:27 PDT 2005

Jim Cromie wrote:
> Im trying to boot memtest86 via pxelinux, memdisk,
> I found this advice on http://forum.x86-secret.com/viewtopic.php?t=2906
> folks are making the image match a floppy size by one of the following:
> dd if=memtest86+-1.xx.bin of=memtest.img bs=360k count=1 conv=sync
> or
> dd bs=360k count=1 conv=sync if=memtest86+-1.xx.bin|gzip > memtest.gz
> I did the former, it did suppress the warning/errors I saw previously,

This file isn't a disk image.  Instead rename it something that doesn't 
end in .img or .bin and boot it as a kernel (no memdisk).


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