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Re: [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 editable floppy?

From: wangji
Subject: Re: [SOLVED] Re: Grub2 editable floppy?
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 16:00:54 +0100

Le lundi 14 novembre 2011 à 00:40 +0100, Robert a écrit :
> wangji wrote:
> > have a look
> > at :
> >
> I first tried it simuliar with a trick to partition the floppy 
> image with partition 1 at 32K Start. .. "losetup -o32256 
> /dev/loop1 fd.img"
> Once this worked somehow, but it was not really a usable rw 
> floppy, as a special mount is necessary. And I could not reproduce it.
> Now the script below creates a legal editable rw vfat 
> floppy (image). Could be even edited easily on DOS/Windows.
> (in Grub2 v1.99 there seems to be a bug with the new and required 
> option "-a" however. v1.98 is ok)
> Robert
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I could be wrong,but so far I understand grub-setup does not allow to
use a no-partitioned-disk ,no matter what format is used.

The only way is to cheat by making use of another external bootloader
as hpa's syslinux or extlinux like examples given in :

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