On Thu, 21 Aug 1997, Eric Kimminau wrote:
> We are still having problems getting a boot via nfs to work.
What problems are you having, exactly? These should be pretty easy to
solve. Mind you, just popping vmlinux on Irix's /, and booting with the
boot monitor with:
works very easily, and saves the whole problem of having to setup
> Things would be a whole lot simpler if we could mke2fs on a disk while
> booting IRIX, mount it and copy all the stuff over before trying to boot
mke2fs does exist for Irix; check out the e2fs tools that are precompiled
and sitting on ftp.linux.sgi.com. It's in the misc directory. Actually
copying them over is a problem, though, since Irix can't read ext2.
I have a ramdisk setup, I just need to test it.