[syslinux] PXE booting dos

J.H. warthog19 at eaglescrag.net
Mon Oct 29 08:16:06 PDT 2007

For things larger than 2.88M you'll need a hard drive image vs. a floppy
image, simplest way to get that - mkdiskimage (it's part of syslinux).

- John 'Warthog9' Hawley

On Mon, 2007-10-29 at 09:49 -0500, John Arends wrote:
> Using memlinux I have been able to PXE boot an image I created from one 
> of our DOS boot floppies. It works quite well.
> I am unable to figure out how to build a larger disk image however. It 
> appears you can use a 2880k floppy without having to pass special 
> options. My attempts so far have failed.
> Has anyone done this before? I would like to convert the working disk 
> image I have (1.4 meg) to a larger disk so I can copy some additional 
> files to it, and still boot from it.
> Any pointers would be appreciated. I have been googling for about 2 days 
> looking at dd, and have not gotten anything to work.
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