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>> I have a linux md raid-5 root partition.
>Why oh why?
Was actually much nicer than when I last looked at Linux sw-raid, back in
the .50 days.
Why the trepidation?
>> I'm guessing the kernel will be too large to get onto a floppy. Perhaps
>> most direct solution would be to modify the livecd image to be my boot
>Did you get this figured out? I'm curious what you did.
I'm dumb. I was thinking the system.map needed to be on the floppy for aboot
to work. I just made an ext2 boot floppy with aboot on it, built most
everything as modules, and configured aboot to pass root=/dev/md0 as a
kernel parameters and it took right off. All that needs to be on the floppy
is the aboot boot block, loader, aboot.conf and kernel. No ramdisk needed.
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