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Debian GNU/Linux Reference Guide
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2.7.4 Custom boot floppies

The task of making a custom boot floppy was greatly aided by the Debian package boot-floppies, used to be found in the admin section of the Debian FTP archive for Potato and older. Shell scripts in this package produce boot floppies in syslinux format. These are MS-DOS formatted floppies whose master boot records have been altered so that they directly boot Linux (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/doc/boot-floppies/README file after installing the boot-floppies package.


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