9.3 How can I make a custom boot floppy?
This task is greatly aided by the Debian package
normally found in the admin section of the Debian FTP archive.
Shell scripts in this package produce boot floppies in the
SYSLINUX format. These are MS-DOS formatted floppies
whose master boot records have been altered so that they boot Linux directly
(or whatever other operating system has been defined in the
syslinux.cfg file on the floppy). Other scripts in this package
produce emergency root disks and can even reproduce the base disks.
You will find more information about this in the
/usr/share/doc/boot-floppies/README file after installing the