Creating bootable DOS floppy w/FreeBSD

Roland Smith rsmith at
Wed Nov 16 20:07:36 GMT 2005

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 [] 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.

R.F.Smith ( Please send e-mail as plain text.
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