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Re: root-be-0.03.tar.gz

To: Oliver Frommel <oliver@aec.at>
Subject: Re: root-be-0.03.tar.gz
From: ralf@uni-koblenz.de
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 04:57:25 +0100
Cc: Mike Shaver <shaver@netscape.com>, Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>, SGI Linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980122130326.18071A-100000@web.aec.at>; from Oliver Frommel on Thu, Jan 22, 1998 at 01:04:30PM +0100
References: <34C6E304.680D7541@netscape.com> <Pine.LNX.3.96.980122130326.18071A-100000@web.aec.at>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, Jan 22, 1998 at 01:04:30PM +0100, Oliver Frommel wrote:

> > Could we not modify sash to know about ext2?
> > I thought I read somewhere that we could get sash sources/info, which
> > would help a lot.
> > 
> 
> sash is located in the volumen header afaik(?)
> wouldn't it be possible to replace sash by another (possibly free) bootloader?

Basically we could Milo for the Indy also.  Milo even has the required
features to be built as ECOFF executable thus supporting old machines
where the ARC proms can't load ELF.

Q: What filesystem types are supported directly by the ARC firmware in the
ROMs?

  Ralf

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