DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2004-01
Re: ISO Snapshots
> From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri 16 Jan, 2004
> Subject: Re: ISO Snapshots
[WARNING: this message not suitable for the sarcasm impaired!]
> Any computer company these days which sells a computer with a CD which
> can't boot from that CD is a computer company that isn't going to be
> around for very long.
I guess I should just toss that two and a half year old ThinkPad 240X in the
bin then? Such a shame, it's rather cute and otherwise well supported by
Ditto for my slightly older (headless) server with a SCSI CD-ROM the BIOS
can't boot from. Even if it could, how do I do this to a bootable CD-ROM:
# mount /floppy
# echo -P >/floppy/boot.config
Oh, I could have a CD-ROM burner "handy" wherever I happen to be (must be even
easier than attaching a monitor, right?), and mess about creating a modified
Just put me in that sad minority who can't use an OS without a boot floppy,
alongside that other sad minority who refuse to run Windoze...
"Tigers will do ANYTHING for a tuna fish sandwich."
"We're kind of stupid that way." *munch* *munch*