[syslinux] 2GB USBkey and mkdiskimage

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon May 8 14:28:30 PDT 2006

Josh Lehan wrote:
> The HP formatter does this, and it seems to work.  It chooses the 
> biggest possible full cylinder boundary, and sets CHS values to these, 
> even though it is less than the LBA sector size.  It then patches the 
> standard Windows XP MBR to always use LBA INT 13 calls, and not use the 
> old CHS calls at all.

If LBA is available, SYSLINUX will use it, and the geometry information doesn't matter one 


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