[TriLUG] Here's a fun one - bootable DOS partition under linux
robdale at gmail.com
Tue Aug 1 18:04:22 EDT 2006
Here's potentially another util to try..
On 8/1/06, Robert Dale <robdale at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/1/06, Roy Vestal <rvestal at trilug.org> wrote:
> > Ok...I need to be able to boot from my live cd, create a FAT32
> > partition, make it boot able, then remove the live CD,and reboot to the
> > HDD into DOS.
> > Now, I have the partitioning down:
> > sfdisk /dev/sda < ./disk.info - where disk.info = 1,730,c,*. This
> > creates a 6GB Fat32 (LBA) partition set to bootable.
> > Formatting:
> > mkdosfs -s 8 -F /dev/sda1
> > And I have the DOS IO.SYS MSDOS.SYS and COMMAND.COM copied in THAT order.
> > When I try to boot, it just doesn't. It's like there is no FDISK.
> > DOS tools are not an option here. It *must* be created with linux.
> > Any ideas?
> Unfortunately it's not that simple. Somewhere along the way you have
> to tell the bootloader where are those files. Try this util
> Robert Dale
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