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Hello I just downloaded the latest kernel and just for the sheer fun of it I'm downloading Slack 9.1 and I want to run the latest kernel off of it. ...
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- 03-05-2005 #1
Can I run a kernel off a .bz2 file that's on a floppy?
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- 03-09-2005 #2
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- Dec 2004
- Barrie, Ontario
Yes, you can build a kernel and run it off a floppy if you want to. However, I'm guessing that the bz2 you download is the kernel source, and besides being source and not a binary kernel, it's like 30MB in size.
The Pocket Linux Guide will help you making a floppy-based kernel.