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Re: Local disk boot HOWTO

To: eak@detroit.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Local disk boot HOWTO
From: Mike Shaver <shaver@neon.ingenia.ca>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 1997 09:22:40 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: ralf@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <33F45614.3939AFBA@cygnus.detroit.sgi.com> from Eric Kimminau at "Aug 15, 97 09:13:56 am"
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Thus spake Eric Kimminau:
> Has anyone completed a HOWTO for booting from a second local disk yet?

Do you have a root-mountable filesystem on the second disk?
If so:
- put vmlinux on the IRIX /
- boot into sash
boot /vmlinux root=/dev/sdb1

(This is from memory, but it was pretty simple.  Once Miguel told me
how simple it was, of course. =) )

Mike

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