Re: Disk size solution !?
> > The problem isn't code. In fact, superformat supports this as well.
> > The problem is that large sized floppies are not always going to be
> > read properly by the BIOS.
Onno <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> This is solved by 2m by patching the BIOS at boot, the boot
> sector holds the patch and then gives control to the normal
> boot routine. There is even a patch for -old- XT BIOS's.
> It was not ment as 'sugar' but to solve the problem to hold a
> Linux 2.2 kernel on the boot flop. I could be wrong but I thought
> that there was a problem to fit the nessesary boot stuf on 1 flop.
Yes, it's possible that we might need to do this sort of thing. Tom's
boot-disk seems to work quite well. I hope we don't have to, however;
I'd almost rather split boot and root disks.
.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>