[syslinux] DOS/Freedos: Can't use mkfloppyimg.sh or mkdiskimage for +8M images ( Murali (????? ?????) )

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Tue Oct 9 12:54:41 PDT 2007

Gaetan linny Lord wrote:
> When I try to boot, the system hang. You could see a screenshot at
> http://picasaweb.google.com/gaetanlord/Public/photo#5119197248621294290
> But if I do the same with "SIZEMB=8", this does work but freedos report the following message
> WARNING: Using suspect partition PRI:1 FS 0e: with calculated values
>          175-9-63 instead of 21-254-63
> But the same message also apply if I use the 1.4M freedos image itself.

This implied that freedos detected a hard disk image.  It would be good 
to get the memdisk output messages for this.

> But when I boot the imagem the system hang, like what you could see in 
> this snapshot.
> http://picasaweb.google.com/gaetanlord/Public/photo#5119361870422782706

You're using memdisk 3.36 in EDD mode, which is known broken.  Upgrade 
to 3.52.


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