burning CD's in linux

Brent Harding bharding at ufw2.com
Wed Apr 18 13:33:39 EDT 2001

Is it even possible to get windows up from a floppy? What about talking
linux boot CD's, do I just go to the root directory and run mkisofs with a
period as the file name and the resulting CD image would be bootable?
At 11:34 PM 4/17/01 -0500, you wrote:
>On Tue, 17 Apr 2001, Jacob Schmude wrote:
>> Well, the only other disadvantage is that you may make it too big to
>> fit on a boot floppy if you put all that stuff in the kernel.
>While this may be a limitation, I don't think of it as a
>disadvantage. I don't need a boot floppy with every service I would
>want. For my day to day needs, the hard drive works much faster for
>booting. Actually, I find waiting on any kernel to load from floppy to be
>painfully slow. I would sooner have windows initially boot from a floppy
>if forced into this mode.
>Kirk Wood
>Cpt.Kirk at 1tree.net
>Nothing is hard if you know the answer or are used to doing it.
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