Hi Alan:

When you do a "dir" on the CD or floppy disk (or an ls in Linux or
using Windows Explorer), do you see a single file (fdbootcd.iso or
freedos_beta9.dsk)?  If so, then you created the floppy disk wrong
or burned the CD wrong.

To burn a bootable CD, if you are using WindowsXP, you can download
the "PowerToy" to burn the cd:


Make sure to get the correct version.  Remember, you should NOT
see the file fdbootcd.iso on the CD!

To create a bootable floppy disk, you can use the Windows program
RawWritewin:  http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/rawwrite.htm.
It's pretty intuitive.  You just give it the image file name and
the destination floppy drive name.

Are you using Windows or a different operating system to create the
floppy/burn the CD?


ho kok foo wrote:
i have downloaded both fdbootcd.iso and frredos_beta9.dsk. How do i make bootable cd or disk from these files? tried copying freedos_beta9.dsk to Diskette and burning fdbootcd.iso to CD.
  Both not bootable. Where have i gone wrong?
pls help. regards
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