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Re: FC2 - anaconda - bootdisk creation



On Thu, 2004-06-17 at 16:34 -0400, Sean Estabrooks wrote:
...
> 
> FWIW, just tried this:
> 
> # mkbootdisk 2.6.6-1.435
> 
> With a 1.4 Mb floppy and everything worked well; machine booted 
> from floppy without a problem.   There was even some room to spare
> on the floppy.  Of course, with the machine I tried very few 
> modules were loaded in the initrd.

# ll -h /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.6-1.435 /boot/initrd-2.6.6-1.435.img
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 315K Jun 14 18:08 /boot/initrd-2.6.6-1.435.img
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 1.2M Jun 14 09:23 /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.6-1.435
                        ----
                 Total  1.5M

Well, with a very small initrd and/or stripped-down kernel seems like it
should work.  Guess the kernel has been on a diet. ;^)

Phil





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