On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 11:19 +0200, Andre Tertling wrote:
> Gildor Inglorion wrote:
> > i am using linux and i downloaded the .img bootdisk
> > image from the download page. 
> > I don't know what to do with such file. I mounted it
> > on a dir, then i mcpied its contents to a disk, but
> > the disk couldn't boot
> The .img file represents a 1:1 image of the boot disk. You will have to 
> write it directly to a floppy, I am no linux guru, but I guess "dd" is a 
> decent tool to achieve this. You will want to read the man pages for dd 
> before trying anything :)
There is also a dd varient for use in a dos box in Win32 I recently
tested it in XP home edition.  Its command line is significantly
different so do the homework.


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