RE: Problems with to large of a kernel

Adam Heath (
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 11:15:22 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Timm Gleason wrote:

> OK, can someone confirm this? If this is true, how does one go about
> creating new installation floppies from these larger kernels? We use the
> Debian distribution currently. Will using lilo prevent the creation of such
> an installation floppy? The docs for creating the installation floppies is
> rather sparse on the order in which things happen at boot time. I assume
> that this particular setup uses syslinux.exe and the accompanying .cfg file
> to load the root.bin from the floppy and the boot the kernel. If I then use
> lilo would I need to use loadlin to start it up?

Always look to the way your distribution does it. We use syslinux on

apt-get install boot-floppies


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