timo.kreuzer at web.de
Mon Jun 13 07:28:20 UTC 2011
Am 13.06.2011 00:40, schrieb Bernd Blaauw:
> http://reboot.pro/14412/ lists a modified FreeLDR (for PXE?) and
> CHAIN.C32 (Syslinux multiboot bootloader module).
> I'd hope ReactOS can be booted from (FreeLDR on) all of the following
> (ofcourse 1 step at a time at implementation) :
> * harddisk (implemented)
> * floppy (unsure)
> * image of above mentioned floppy, loaded by Syslinux/Memdisk.
It is possible to store the bootsector on a floppy. You cannot put
reactos on a floppy.
> * ReactOS ISO (WinVblock driver likely needed as well). Tried it,
> immediate hang on FreeLDR
I don't understand what you mean. Of course you can boot from the
> * ReactOS bootCD extracted to harddisk ( FreeLDR -->
> "C:\ROSSETUP\SETUP.EXE" --> phase 1/2/3)
> In other words: does FreeLDR itself access the hardware device to read
> more of itself? Or only once done loading itself and 'mounting'
> ReactOS from harddisk?
On FAT12/16 disks, freeldr uses code to load more of itself, using bios
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