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The RULE Micro boot floppy HOWTO

Making boot floppies isn’t really the dark art many people imagine it to be. To make modifications, without rebuilding the entire disk from scratch….You’ll want to look at tmp/etc/inittab and check what it does

  mount the boot floppy
  cp /mnt/floppy/rootfs.gz ~/
  mkdir tmp
  gunzip rootfs.gz
  mount -o loop rootfs tmp
  make your edits to tmp/...
  umount tmp
  gzip -9 rootfs
  cp rootfs.gz /mnt/floppy
  umount /mnt/floppy

Of course, the “official” source for this information is the Bootdisk howto

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