Hi Enbor,

> Hi, is there an easy way to make a custom FreeDOS bootable CD?

Actually it is not hard :-). You just copy all CD contents to a
directory on harddisk, then edit the contents, and run:

mkisofs -R -D -V "FreeDOS 1.0b" -o /tmp/fdbasecd-remastered.iso -b \
    ./isolinux/isolinux.bin -c ./isolinux/boot.cat -no-emul-boot \
    -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table ./

In of course you would adjust the filenames for your system :-).
I used ./ as the directory with the contents in the example. The
isolinux directory contains the boot menu and a small disk image
which is compressed with gzip. In the 1.0 case, it is a 360k one.
You can use mtools to edit the diskimage, or you can mount the
image. I think mkisofs is also available for Windows, and I hope
you will find a nice diskette image editing tool for Windows as
well. There will be at least a port of mtools somewhere in the
djgpp or cygwin or mingw ports collection, I guess :-).


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