news at michael-prokop
Feb 15, 2008, 4:08 PM
Post #3 of 4
* H. Peter Anvin <hpa [at] zytor> [20080215 19:44]:
> Michael Prokop wrote:
> > Alright, looks like weč located the problem: the /boot/isolinux/
> > directory seems to be too big for older systems. It was about 12MB
> > of space. Now I've minimized the content of /boot/isolinux/ and
> > isolinux version 3.61 seems to work fine on older hardware again.
> > HPA, do you have any idea for the reason of this problem? Maybe this
> > could be mentioned somewhere in the docs, so other users don't fall
> > into this trap?
> It's a well-known issue that the boot catalog and boot file might
> have to be early on in the disk for old systems to work right.
Ahhhh, ok. Thanks for information.
> I believe I have mentioned using the mkisofs -sort option to make
> that happen.
It was new to me, but thanks for mentioning that.
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