Nanobsd on a CD-ROM

Bjoern Koenig bkoenig at
Fri Jun 13 14:21:22 UTC 2008

J. Porter Clark wrote:

> I don't have a way to make such an image without using mkisofs.
> Figuring out how to pack the nanobsd image in such a way that
> mkisofs can make an "El Torito" bootable CD from it sounds
> difficult, offhand.  Anybody know how to do this sort of thing?
> Is it even possible?

Yes, of course this is possible. Think of the the FreeBSD installation
images that boot from CD too. I did this already with a custom
distribution, but I don't remember the steps right now. /boot/cdboot is
the boot code that should do this. Take a look at


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