Re: Unable to boot a raw kernel image :??

Mikael Pettersson (
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 11:16:32 +0100

H. Peter Anvin writes:
> Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> > >
> > > This is the patch I'm trying to get Linus to accept.
> >
> > That's similar to what you posted to LKML a while ago, and
> > it has the limitations of requiring mountable /dev/fd0, which
> > needs a magic entry in /etc/fstab ("user" privs, not "owner"),
> > and MS-DOS FS support in the kernel used for the build.
> >
> No, it doesn't (if you have SYSLINUX 2.02 or higher.)

Indeed. The SYSLINUX 2.02 + mtools combination works like a charm
for 'make bzdisk'. I'm happy with your nobootsect patch.

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