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RE: Booting from hard disk

> I wanted to find out how to initiate netbooting from hard disk partition.
> The linux machine does not have a floppy or a CD drive..I read in the
> installation manual that using 'dd' one could get the image.flo onto a
> bootable hard disk partition.

Assuming you have or can make FAT12/FAT16 partition and access it in DOS,
I have a solution:

The program writes bootrom image plus some code to the partition as
a file 'bootfile.bin', and puts own boot sector (original is saved
in the file), allowing you to boot from the image, or boot DOS
from the disk, if you installed any in the partition.

Jerzy Tarasiuk
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