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Re: USB-Key as floppy

From: Yoshinori K. Okuji
Subject: Re: USB-Key as floppy
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 13:48:37 +0100
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On Monday 29 November 2004 14:49, Amir Shalem wrote:
> an hack idea I had (not sure if it will really work):
> go over all places in stage2 sources who handle floppy (& 0x80 part)
> and tell it its really an harddisk.
> is it possible or not ?

It really depends on your BIOS. If your BIOS emulates a 1.44MB floppy 
drive, GRUB cannot access over 1.44MB. If you fit boot data within the 
first 1.44MB, it might work...


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