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authorH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2010-02-04 20:57:30 -0800
committerH. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>2010-02-04 20:57:30 -0800
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memdisk: update documentation
Document the nopass option, eltorito.sys is now in the standard distro. Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
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@@ -132,15 +132,22 @@ g) The following option can be used to set the real-mode stack size.
stack=size Set the stack to "size" bytes
+h) Some systems without a floppy drive have been known to have
+ problems with floppy images. To avoid that those problems, first
+ of all make sure you don't have a floppy drive configured on the
+ BIOS screen. If there is no option to configure that, or that
+ doesn't work, you can use the option:
+
+ nopass Hide all real drives of the same type (floppy or hard disk)
+
Some interesting things to note:
If you're using MEMDISK to boot DOS from a CD-ROM (using ISOLINUX),
you might find the generic El Torito CD-ROM driver by Gary Tong and
-Bart Lagerweij useful:
-
- http://www.nu2.nu/eltorito/
-
+Bart Lagerweij useful. It is now included with the Syslinux
+distribution, in the dosutil directory. See the file
+dosutil/eltorito.txt for more information.
Similarly, if you're booting DOS over the network using PXELINUX, you
can use the "keeppxe" option and use the generic PXE (UNDI) NDIS