[ros-kernel] Setup stuff
steven_ed4153 at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 10 17:16:46 CET 2003
There is a Ramdisk driver for ReactOS Philip Susi did a lot of work on
this about 2 years ago. I think it worked at the time to boot reactos
from a floppy but I dont know what the steps are to make it work.
--- Jeff Smith <beta_guy at telus.net> wrote:
> I just thought of something for the floppy disk, if we were to create
> a ramdisk driver, we could have ReactOS boot then it would load a
> compressed files that hold the system files required for a command
> prompt and other things.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Jeff Smith
> To: ReactOS Kernel List
> Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2003 4:27 PM
> Subject: [ros-kernel] Setup stuff
> hi we were discussion the possiblitity of installing ReactOS
> without writing to the MBR, also we were discussing having the setup
> create a boot disk for ReactOS, I cannot read the boot disk from
> windows after I add the MBR. so I can't create an image, but I'll
> explain how I created the boot disk so if we are working on creating
> a boot disk from within ReactOS setup, we can do it.
> Copy Freeldr.sys, freeldr.ini, and bootsect.ros to A:\
> to A:\System32
> Copy system to A:\System32\config
> to A:\System32\drivers
> all the files in system32 can be found in your ReactOS install. the
> freeldr.sys freeldr.ini and bootsect.ros files can be found in C:\
> to write to the booot sector I got a program called mkbt
> after that the only requirement that I know of is to have ReactOS
> my question is do we have the option to write to the MBR or not? I
> know it write to the MBR anyways, but I'm curious as to how that
> coming or if we are doing anyhthing about that.
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