Making bootable Floppy

Paul Howarth paul at
Tue Dec 6 12:41:25 UTC 2005

Mehmet Fatih AKBULUT wrote:
> hi all.
> i've a kernel image and i want to make a bootable disk with it.
> how can i write that image to a floppy disk.
> lets say image is vmlinuz_mfa and located under /boot

Well, look at the size of that image and compare it with the capacity of 
your floppy. Will it fit? Probably not.

What you could do though would be to install grub on a floppy and have 
that boot the kernel from your hard disk.


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