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Old 08-05-2004, 05:15 AM   #1
ramasrama
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Lightbulb Bootable CDROM issue


Hi all,
I am doing a Linux bootable CDROM. I have done a CDROM with SYSLINUX boot loader and 2.88MB emulation mode.
I have created ramdisk of 16MB by syslinux.cfg. And everything (kernel image and initrd.img [with 16MB filesystem]) fits in 2.88MB loop device.

I have created ISO image with this boot image and other files (real root files).

I boot through this CDROM and i used 'df' command in the prompt and it is showing ramdisk of 16MB correctly. Then i mounted the CDROM and tried to copy the contents of CDROM to the ramdisk. Then it is giving an error as
- attempt to access beyond end of device.
- cp = Read Error : Input / Output error.

So how to copy the contents of CDROM. Whether other boot loaders will help ? Do I need to go for no-emul-boot method ? If yes, how?. I need to copy the big libraries and some of our solutions to the ramdisk.

any help is welcome.

thanks in advance
Rama
 
  


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