I know I've seen posts about minimal Linux systems crammed onto a single
floppy for router use, but I can't find any pointers now.
Can anyone point me in the right direction?
John Ackermann AG9V
I was trying to setup a one-floppy boot/root disk
using the obvious method (put the kernel + all necessary
files in a filesystem on the floppy, create a lilo entry
with boot=/dev/fd0, image=/mnt/vmlinux, root=/dev/fd0).
However, this fails. The kernel boots all the way to the
point where it tries to mount the root filesystem, then
"fails to open device 2:0" (or 2:XXX when I set
Has anybody been able to successfully do this? What's
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