Boot from floppy?

Jag agrajag at
Fri Aug 3 14:29:50 PDT 2001

On Fri, 03 Aug 2001, Worsham, Michael A. wrote:

> Hi all. 
> I have a copy of the personal edition of Scyld and one of those wonderful
> non-booting CD-Roms. Is it possible to make a floppy boot disk from the CD
> (via rawrite) then have it detect and mount the CD or do something similar
> like Slackware where the install process detects the CD?

If the problem is that the CD doesn't boot at all, there should be a
file in the images/ directory called boot.img that will boot, read the
CD, and load the installer off the CD.
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