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Re: More Linux/SGI status

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: More Linux/SGI status
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 1997 16:16:44 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: eak@detroit.sgi.com, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com, linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <m0xLvHY-0005G4C@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, 16 Oct 1997, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Stick your kernel in /, and boot it.  That kernel would have to have the
> > EFS file system enabled so that you could mount a local disk with a Linux
> > image as /.  Then, partition your other disk, and install RPM's to your
> > heart's content.
> NFSroot is another possible way...

But, I believe the problem was that he had no other machine to NFS root
off of.

- Alex


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