Commit 9945464c authored by TheOuterLinux's avatar TheOuterLinux

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parent 1b6167a0
#####[ Build Custom FreeDOS Boot ISO ]#####
Modify FreeDOS ISO image to run DOS .exe files like BIOS updates, HDD diagnostics, etc.
| Instructions
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Grab the repo:
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git clone https://github.com/bfritz/freedos-custom-iso.git
cd freedos-custom-iso
Download and prepare the base ISO image:
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curl -O http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/micro/pc-stuff/freedos/files/distributions/1.0/fdbasecd.iso
sudo mount -o ro fdbasecd.iso /mnt
rsync -avSP /mnt/* image/
sudo umount /mnt
# patch to exit the installer early
patch -p0 < setup.patch
Drop files into image/extras/. Best to pre-extract zip files.
Recreate the ISO:
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# Install mkisolinux and use:
(cd image; sudo ./mkiso.sh)
Burn the ISO, for example with wodim:
# Install cdrkit and use:
wodim -v -data -eject freedos_custom.iso
Test with:
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# Install qemu and use:
qemu-system-i386 -cdrom freedos_custom.iso
| Credit
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Based on Sean Reifschneider's article on tummy.com.
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