Alistair Lambie writes:
> Alex deVries wrote:
> > On Wed, 21 Jan 1998, Mike Shaver wrote:
> > > Alex deVries wrote:
> > > I _must_ start working on EFS again. I assume I've missed the 2.2
> > > freeze, but I could still help a lot of people by getting off my a** and
> > > finishing it. My apologies to those who are waiting on it.
> > Let me know if I can help.
> > 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?
> Couldn't we just put the vmlinux in the volume header and load it from
> there....in fact you probably wouldn't even need sash. Use dvhtool under
> to add the image. You may need to make a bigger volume header to fit it.
> not 100% sure if this will work, but it's worth a try.
vmlinux probably will not fit without repartitioning. Also, except
for early development, that is pretty tedious. I would assume that production
Indy linux systems would have just the volume header and linux partitions,
with no IRIX.