[ECOS] Redboot Bootable CD

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Fri Jun 8 14:36:00 GMT 2007


On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 01:56:37PM +0100, Nick Garnett wrote:
> Andrew Lunn <andrew@lunn.ch> writes:
> 
> > On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 10:37:33AM +0500, M Arshad Khan wrote:
> > > Hello
> > > is there any way of making Redboot bootable CD instead of floppy?
> > 
> > I believe the bootable CD format is actually based around floppy. Take
> > a read of http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Bootdisk-HOWTO/cd-roms.html and other
> > similar HOWTOs.
> 
> While the current floppy code could be adapted, the simplest approach
> is probably to build RedBoot for GRUB booting and then install GRUB on
> the CD to load RedBoot.

Just for interest, what actually would need adopting? If it works for
a floppy, why would it not work for a bootable CD?

  Thanks
        Andrew

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