Re: Problems with to large of a kernel

H. Peter Anvin (
1 Dec 1998 07:40:14 GMT

Followup to: <000e01be1cba$381f9040$>
By author: "Timm Gleason" <>
In newsgroup:
> Yes, I've done this. However, when trying to use that kernel on a floppy
> disk for installation (we build nearly 50 servers a month for our business),
> you cannot boot off of a floppy using that kind of kernel image.

Sure you can. However, for booting from floppies you're much better
off using SYSLINUX than booting a raw dd'd floppy.

SYSLINUX 1.41 will probably be released some time tomorrow, by the


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