How to create a FreeBSD 8.0 boot CD without boot.flp?
pldrouin at pldrouin.net
Wed Feb 10 21:39:35 UTC 2010
Great Thanks! So when I create a boot CD using the boot image, are the
kernel files contained in /boot/kernel read at all during boot?
Manolis Kiagias wrote:
> On 10/02/2010 11:10 μ.μ., Pierre-Luc Drouin wrote:
>> I would like to create a boot CD using FreeBSD 8.0 but I just noticed
>> that there is no existing boot.flp file for 8.0. What is the
>> alternative to get a boot image to create my CD image?
> You just use the boot/cdboot file from the official CD/DVD, like this
> (to write to a DVD)
> growisofs -Z /dev/cd0 -speed 16 -J -R -no-emul-boot -b boot/cdboot
> -iso-level 3 path-to-your-files
> or use mkisofs with similar options to write an iso image, i.e.
> mkisofs -J -R -no-emul-boot -b boot/cdboot -iso-level 3 -o
> /path/to/your.iso path-to-your-files
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