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Re: suggestion: parted disk image(s).

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: suggestion: parted disk image(s).
Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 14:51:58 +1100
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On Fri, Dec 27, 2002 at 01:35:17AM +0100, Henrik Stokseth wrote:
>    for the convenience of those who uses cdroms to boot it would be nice to
>    have ONE 2.88mb image (boot+program).
>    for instance i have one "system disk" containing all utilities and drivers
>    i need and also various boot images. to boot it i currently use
>    isolinux+memdisk (a part of syslinux). previously diskemu was used.
>    using this setup it's impossible to boot parted, but it would be if a
>    2.88mb image was available :-)

Can't you just join them up?  I should test this, but I think if 
you do "cat image1 image2 | big-image", big-image will work.

>    also images should ideally be exactly the disk size.


In any case, I plan to encourage people to install the parted image
on their hard disk directly, without CDROMs or floppies :)


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