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Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 10:46:16 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Installing on old machine

On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 05:38:48AM +0300, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> Michael Tokarev wrote:
> > Stephan Lagerholm wrote:
> > > 3. The boot floppy don't give the cdrom as an option to boot from. Have I
> > >    missed something here?
> A guess.  Should another boot-image be inside cd-rom?  I.e., when ISO gets
> created, something should be placed into it's boot area -- something that
> is sutable for booting off the cdrom, yes (El-torio boot ext)?  So such an
> image should be available somewhere, and if one writes it to a floppy...

That is the only floppy image available there, and its use for when CD
booting isn't directly supported is in fact documented for Owl.

That's the way to go.


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