Trying to boot UBUNTU on DELL 8250 with only IBM-DOS. Need floppy to run the CD ROM drive for it.The sbm.bin is 1,474,560b but floppy is only 1.44MB and I get message that disc is too small. Any help would be appreciated...
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The ext2 file system can get 1.7 MB on a floppy marked as having a 1.44 MB capacity. So, you need to use from DOS a utility like rawrite or maybe NtRawrite to write the image file onto the floppy disc. It does not sound right that you need a floppy to boot from a CD-ROM drive, but that might help get the image written to floppy. For NTRawrite: