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 From:  Fred Weston <Fred at daytonawan dot com>
 To:  Melvin Backus <mbackus at bellsouth dot net>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] boot from floppy
 Date:  Mon, 19 Jan 2004 18:11:52 -0500
Melvin Backus wrote:

> Can anyone point to details on how to boot up a system with a 
> non-bootable CD using the generic-pc or other image?  I'd like to be 
> able to go without the HD, but the BIOS won't support booting from the 
> CD.  I could live with a bootable floppy which then loads the CD 
> images, etc.
>
> Anyone ever try this? Is it even possible?  Sorry for the newbie 
> question, but I've got no BSD background.
>
> TIA
>
> Melvin
>
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If there were a way to "boot" the cd from dos, you could do it that 
way.  I know there used to be a way to boot your linux installation from 
DOS, so maybe something similar would work for you.