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* [PATCH 2.6] floppy-statement in linux/README
@ 2003-12-07 21:58 Adrian Knoth
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From: Adrian Knoth @ 2003-12-07 21:58 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel


I wanted to boot my laptop from floppy and found a wrong statement
in the README. Patch follows. (I'm not very amused about this
decision, I was really used to this feature)

--- linux/README        Fri Oct 10 16:36:40 2003
+++ linux-new/README    Sun Dec  7 22:50:57 2003
@@ -203,8 +203,9 @@
    image (found in .../linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage after compilation)
    to the place where your regular bootable kernel is found.

-   For some, this is on a floppy disk, in which case you can copy the
-   kernel bzImage file to /dev/fd0 to make a bootable floppy.
+   Please keep in mind that you cannot use "dd if=bzImage of=/dev/fd0"
+   to make a bootable floppy. You'll have to use LILO or syslinux in
+   addition.

    If you boot Linux from the hard drive, chances are you use LILO which
    uses the kernel image as specified in the file /etc/lilo.conf.  The

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