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newfs_msdos bootstrap file
- Subject: newfs_msdos bootstrap file
- From: flint at virtualflu.com (Matthew Crowe)
- Date: Mon Aug 30 13:39:13 2004
Yes, I did try /boot/mbr and /boot/boot0 (and boot1), but none of them
successfully booted dos or windows.
I think I need to steal one from a FAT32 filesystem that was made with
Dos's fdisk.. :(
Henrik W Lund wrote:
> Matthew Crowe wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> In the newfs_msdos(8) man page, there is a -B option to add a
>> bootstrap from a file. How do you generate this bootstrap?
>> I wanted to make a FAT32 filesystem that Windows or Dos could boot,
>> from freebsd. Newfs_msdos creates the filesystem just fine.. it just
>> won't boot anything :)
> Have you tried the file /boot/mbr or even /boot/boot0? These files are
> "boot code", so why not try them?
> I may be totally off here, but hey - nothing ventured, nothing gained,
> eh? ;-)
> -Henrik W Lund
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