[syslinux] Unable to boot my USB flash drive, even with USB-ZIP trick...

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Fri Oct 14 14:40:28 PDT 2005

Nazo wrote:
> -Have you tried with mkdiskimage -4 /dev/sda 0 64 32?
> I had not before.  Supposedly the final number has no effect, so I
> never tried 32 since I can't really afford to waste any space when
> 256MiB really isn't quite enough for me as it is.  I did try this
> since you thought it might help, but, it didn't seem to make a
> difference.

The final number definitely has an effect.  The *first* number is the 
one that has no effect (other than capacity.)  0 means autodetect the size.


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