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Re: boot floppies drivers disk(s)



On Sat, Sep 15, 2001 at 11:55:23AM +0100, Matthew Sackman wrote:
> 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
> format?

yes i think so, there is certain metadata dbootstrap seems to want.

-- 
Ethan Benson
http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/

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