Re: installing from a Compact Flash IDE using the USB stick receipe
(CC-ing to mailinglist that is about syslinux and extlinux)
On Thu, May 11, 2006 at 02:24:33PM +0200, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Am 2006-05-09 15:22:29, schrieb martin f krafft:
> > also sprach Michelle Konzack <email@example.com> [2006.05.07.1442 +0200]:
> > > 2) mkdosfs -F 16 /dev/sda1
> > > 3) syslinux /dev/sda1
> > > 4) mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt
> > does it need to be VFAT? I'd really rather not use a crap
> > filesystem...
> AFAIK yes, because the long package names.
> Mounting with msdos gaved me problems.
> It would be realy time to get a REAL-Linux-Boot-Sector
> and we can skip those MS* stuff.
syslinux is for FAT file systems.
extlinux is for ext2 (and ext3) f.s., it is from the same author.
in an attempt to bring people with a mutual interrest together