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Re: [suse-security] building boot cd
  • From: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2002 15:36:10 -0700
  • Message-id: <005c01c193dd$e06d4ec0$6400030a@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
What the other guy said (as well as me). Make a 2.88 floppy, then use ram
images for the rest. Sort of like how redhat, suse and others do it. (second
stage, loading ramdisk.....).


Kurt Seifried, kurt@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Gunther Stammwitz" <gstammw@xxxxxxx>
To: "Kurt Seifried" <listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx>; <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, January 02, 2002 6:37 AM
Subject: AW: [suse-security] building boot cd


> Hello Kurt,
>
> thanks for your reply.
>
> What I wanted to do is to pack all three disks:
> bootdisk
> modules1
> modules2
>
> on ONE cd.
>
> Most of my computers don't have floppy tapes but cdroms. I'm in need for a
> suse boot-cd that allows me to load the necessary modules for my nic and
> then run the ftp-installation.
>
> any ideas ?
>
> I think the limit of 2.88 megs is the problem.....
>
> It would be nice to select the harddrive-emulation and copy all files in a
> "harddrive" folder. So far no problem, but how can I copy the lilo
> boot-record on the cd ?
> Any ideas ?
>
> Thanks again for your help,
> Gunther
>
>
> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Kurt Seifried [mailto:listuser@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 2. Januar 2002 01:56
> An: Gunther Stammwitz; suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Betreff: Re: [suse-security] building boot cd
>
>
> boot cd's are essentially a kludge, there is a 1.44 or 2.88 meg file that
> the computer pretends is on floppy disk and boots from it, so you have it
> boot from the single floppy, and then load the others as needed.
>
>
> Kurt Seifried, kurt@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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> http://www.seifried.org/security/
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Gunther Stammwitz" <gstammw@xxxxxxx>
> To: <suse-security@xxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 01, 2002 4:59 PM
> Subject: [suse-security] building boot cd
>
>
> > Hello List,
> >
> > I'd like to create a boot-cd that contains the three suse boot-disks:
> > bootdisk,modules and modules2.
> >
> > What's necessary in order to do that ?
> >
> > Thanks a lot,
> > Gunther
> >
> >
> >
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