RE: Bugs in linux-2.6.0-test11/README
From: David Balazic
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 03:26:48 EST
> David Balazic writes:
> > 2.6.0-test11/README says :
> > If you want
> > to make a boot disk (without root filesystem or LILO), insert a
> > in your A: drive, and do a "make bzdisk".
> > Wasn't that feature (booting without LILO or other boot loader )
> removed ?
> > At least http://www.kniggit.net/wwol26.html says so.
> Yes, but 'make bzdisk' was reimplemented to use a proper bootloader:
> syslinux. You'll need mtools and syslinux-2.06 or later.
> I'm also using this approach with 2.4 kernels now, since it eliminates
> the annoying kernel size limitation of the old built-in loader.
> > 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.
> Straight copy won't work any more, that's a README bug.
So, was my mail enough or should I report this issue(s) somewhere else.
mail address, bugzilla ?
I'll look into bugzilla.kernel.org and report it there, unless i'm told
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