Linuxbios + Etherboot + tagged Kernel Image

ron minnich rminnich at
Sat Apr 26 22:03:01 CEST 2003

On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Steve Gehlbach wrote:

> >>cat vmlinux.gz > /dev/hda1
> I don't see how this works, with an 8kbytes limit how etherboot could 
> find it in hda1. Typical disks are 63 sectors, so the initial skip to 
> partition 1 is 63 x 512 ~= 32K, or much larger than 8K.

my mistake. What I have done is this for now:
dd if=elfImage of=/dev/hda bs=4096 skip=1

preserves partition information. A kludge, but it works.


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