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Re: root-be-0.03.tar.gz

To: adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca (Alex deVries)
Subject: Re: root-be-0.03.tar.gz
From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 1998 10:29:15 +0000 (GMT)
Cc: shaver@netscape.com, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980122005800.20627E-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca> from "Alex deVries" at Jan 22, 98 01:04:19 am
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> Here's a question:  is it possible to boot off of the local disk without
> the image being on an EFS partition? Will I ever be able to have my
> machine have no EFS partition? How will ARC find the image?

Using the Linux initrd stuff. To get the ARC loader to load it all you
end up doing

char __initdata initrd_block[]={
#include "bootdisk.hex.h"
};

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