Alright. 0.1d is created with --format=newc, which appears to actually be
the correct format. You can get it in
Sorry for the delay...
I know very little about cpio, but I suspect that if you used GNU cpio on
Irix it would have worked.
Alex deVries Run Linux on everything,
run everything on Linux.
On Fri, 23 Jan 1998, Michael Hill wrote:
> Date: Fri, 23 Jan 1998 22:24:20 -0500
> From: Michael Hill <email@example.com>
> To: Alex deVries <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: SGI Linux <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: Linux-installer 0.1c
> Hi Alex,
> Running the installer with root-be-0.03 gives me the following:
> cjwsh>cpio root-be-0.03.cpio
> error -2 reading header: Error 0
> and kicks me back to the root prompt. When I did it with
> root-be-0.01.cpio, it seemed to execute without a hitch.
> Alex deVries writes:
> > I've merged the root-be-0.03 with Linux-installer 0.1 to make 0.1c.
> > I know the filesystem works, I don't know about the installer and I can't
> > do that until I have another disk to install on.
> Michael Hill
> Toronto, Canada