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Re: boot floppies drivers disk(s)

On Sat, Sep 15, 2001 at 03:42:33AM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 11:20:50PM +0100, Matthew Sackman wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> > 
> > I'm customising the bootfloppies 3.0.13 1.44 images for my own installation
> > and have replaced the kernel on the rescue disk without problems.
> > 
> > I'm also now trying to change the contents of the drivers disk. The
> > installation guide says that the drivers disk is a tar.gz of 
> > lib/modules/[kernel-version]. This is fine, but does the drivers disk have
> not quite, thats part of it, but theres more to it then that and a
> simple tarball of /lib/modules won't work with b-f.
> > an FS of it's own, or should I copy the tar.gz of the modules directly
> > to the disk with a dd command?
> the split images are in a special format, use the floppy_split utilty
> built during the b-f build process.

The tar.gz of my modules is small enough to put on a single disk. Should
I use the floppy_split utility even so to make it into the correct




Matthew Sackman

Using Debian/GNU Linux
Enjoying computing

It said 'Required Windows XP or better.'
So I installed Linux.

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