Create Boot Disk Like mkbootdisk in Linux ....

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Sat Nov 22 07:31:27 PST 2003

"Vahric MUHTARYAN" <vahric at> writes:

> 	I'm looking for How can I create boot disk in FreeBSD . I'm not
> talking about installation FreeBSD ... I mean When some problems occur I
> want to boot FreeBSD from floppy disk ... like Linux mkbootdisk ... 
> 	At this moment I checked kernel file it's too big ( GENERIC 5MB
> ) if possible to create  boot disk Do FreeBSD have any compression
> utility like bzImagedisk in Linux ..... 
> 	if creating boot disk is not possible Do you have any advise ?! 

The normal install disk with a fixit disk should work fine.
No need for anything more specialized.

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