Re: [mu BUG] LOOP cloning do not works

From: Arno Wilhelm (
Date: Thu Nov 25 1999 - 20:33:13 CET

>I can do some attempt in cloning the ram muLinux over a CDROM,
>but to fit enterely the CDROM is up to you, mon ami :-)))

I have got an CdRewrite - so I could make some experiments with an bootable
Maybe it would be an Idea to make just the (bootable) directory stucture,
and everybody could fill it himself. Some good parts could also be put as
AddOn's on the net.

>I'm doing some strange test. I burned a CDROM with the root of
>mulinux, ext2 not compressed. Is very impressive to see Linux boot
>and mount the root from CDROM, read-only!
>The little baby wasn't be able to create the /proc directory,
>but boot finished right.

>Anyone know why El Torrito requires an entery 1.44 floppy for
>boot sector? Why 512 byte are not enough? mah.

Once I have read the bootabler cdrom howto and there it says that the cdrom
pretends ( = is mounted) as a floppy. Maybe that is why it has to be 1.44



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