DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-12
Re: New ISO builder
:On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 12:15:31PM -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:> Speaking of which, I am generating a non-emulated El Torito bootable
:> CD (it's a simple option to mkisofs). Hopefully only a few problems will
:> crop up.
:Can you make that a switch? E.g. we could have a minimal
:emulated/native boot floppy with just a kernel on it. Enough
:to get the root from CD9660 ;-) Do we have g(un)zip support
:in the loader? That way we can simply add a compressed generic
:kernel to a floppy. Otherwise a striped down kernel for normal
:1.44 MB with the hardware needed to read a CD is good.
The kernel does not currently fit on a floppy, but you could
try installing just the boot blocks and /boot on a floppy, I'll
bet you could then boot into the floppy-based boot loader and from
there boot the kernel from CDRom.