Creating bootable DOS floppy w/FreeBSD
doug at polands.org
Wed Nov 16 22:14:25 GMT 2005
On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 09:07:33PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 12:32:13PM -0600, Doug Poland wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I'm stuck... I need a bootable DOS floppy (for BIOS upgrade) to fix a
> > broken Windows box.
> > I have no problem formatting and putting an msdosfs on a floppy but it
> > appears I cannot make it bootable with native tools.
> I've used FreeDOS [http://www.freedos.org/] to run utilities for
> flashing a motherboard bios.
> The technique I used was to build a FreeDOS bootable CD with the extra
> stuff I needed on it. That enabled me to run the utilities.
Thanks for the tips everyone...
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