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Re: Live softphone USB key.: Progress report

On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 16:33:24 +0100
Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org> wrote:

> On 03/17/2010 02:12 PM, palama@inwind.it wrote:
> > - Two of these machines have a BIOS which is not capable of booting off a USB key. It is certanly possible
> >    to boot on these machines using a boot floppy but I was not able to find how to do it neither in the manual
> >    nor in the wiki pages.
> we don't support floppies in lh (not sure if it's worth to even think 
> about adding it).
> however, you can make them yourself easily.. write mbr.bin to the 
> floppy, create a vfat primary partition, copy the kernel, initrd, and 
> the syslinux directory to it, run syslinux on the device.
Not so easily, the kernel is 1.4 M initrd about 8 M. They will not fit on a floppy.
Thanks anyway,


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