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Old 03-18-2007, 03:49 AM   #1
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no floppy drive ....flash bios howto


Hi

here is the link

http://linux.inet.hr/how-to-flash-mo...ppy-drive.html
 
Old 03-18-2007, 04:22 AM   #2
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Thanks...

Although this is NOT actually flashing the BIOS with Linux, it's actually flashing it with a MS-DOS clone.

But the information is still useful, as I have been wondering (for that and other reasons) how to make a bootable CD from a boot floppy image under Linux.
 
Old 03-19-2007, 02:59 AM   #3
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thanks for saying clone but to be more verbose its freedos.....not msdos for those who hate that name that can not be said...heh heh
 
Old 03-19-2007, 05:15 AM   #4
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thanks for saying clone but to be more verbose its freedos.....not msdos for those who hate that name that can not be said...heh heh
Well, O.K., but if you really look, the intention of FreeDOS was to be as compatible as possible without violating any copywrite. And the did pretty much succeed, the only real difference that I have noticed is a few minor differences in the config.sys file. It can even (with the proper statement, forget if it's in config.sys or autoexec.bat, but one of them) report itself to be whatever version you want of that other OS.

But anyway, the point was that the method mentioned can use a floppy image from any OS that can boot from floppy, and use that image to make a bootable CD using floppy emulation.
 
  


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