On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 4:35 AM, Anton D. Kachalov <mo...@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
> I've tried to create bootable disk from FreeDOS ISO, but it fails in
> setup.bat on line:
>     %cddrv%FreeDOS\3rdParty\extract %cddrv%ISOLinux\Data\FDBoot.img -x
> x:%destdsk%
> caused by empty "3rdParty" directory and absence of "extract" util.
> ISO with FreeDOS 1.0 has the following files in the 3rdParty directory:
>     extract.exe  extract.txt  readme.txt  wde_v21b.zip

Presumably this is Gilles Vollant (WinImage dude)'s old Extract tool
(freeware, no srcs):


(There was also a different smaller version, with srcs, on FASM's
forum [by ATV], a long time ago that I used to "unimg" some stuff, but
it wasn't as robust in some ways.)
( http://board.flatassembler.net/topic.php?t=4753 )

You can find WDE (with srcs) here:


P.S. If you want to try again on "real" (native) hardware, try using
something like (freeware, no srcs) MKBISO to convert a 1.44 MB 3.5"
floppy .img into a small .ISO for burning to CD (assuming you have no
physical floppy drive anymore):


You could also try (with srcs) FYS' MTOOLs, but I haven't verified
that it will work:


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