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authorhpa <hpa>2001-12-12 04:24:00 +0000
committerhpa <hpa>2001-12-12 04:24:00 +0000
commit33122a0c2f3d069010cf9248e523410bd29b4ee5 (patch)
parentb47596878e04fbbc269b7620f1bd76536563471d (diff)
We're doing better, now...syslinux-1.65-pre7
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/memdisk/memdisk.doc b/memdisk/memdisk.doc
index e67000b9..59a23089 100644
--- a/memdisk/memdisk.doc
+++ b/memdisk/memdisk.doc
@@ -38,18 +38,10 @@ floppy image:
1,474,560 bytes - 1440K floppy
2,949,120 bytes - 2880K floppy
-For any other size, the image is assumed to be a hard disk image (and
-should typically have an MBR and a partition table.) Currently, the hard
-disk is always given the geometry of 16 heads, 63 sectors (the number of
-cylinders is derived from the image size) and should therefore be an even
-multiple of 516,096 bytes; in a future version I plan to examine the
-partition table to deduce the CHS geometry.
-SYSLINUX 1.65-pre4 does not contain what I would call a "release
-quality" version of MEMDISK, but it does seem to work (I have
-successfully booted DOS over the net using PXELINUX with it.) It
-contains an awful lot of debugging messages at this point, for one
+For any other size, the image is assumed to be a hard disk image, and
+should typically have an MBR and a partition table. The disk C/H/S
+geometry is determined by examining the partition table, so the entire
+image should be partitioned for proper operation.
If you want to recompile it from sources, you will need to make sure that
you have a fairly recent binutils installed. I have been using the