:On Wed, 6 May 1998, Leon Verrall wrote:
:> Apologies for launching in with nowt but a question but I'm obviously
:> missing something on the SGI Linux installation...
:> I've downloaded a built kernel, root-be-0.03.cpio and the installer prog,
:> built a filesystem, got the files on etc. and can boot to single user. The
:> question is; "Where do I go from here?". On the one hand I have the kernel
:> source, a gcc RPM, glibc tarball etc. and on the other a machine with a
:> _bare_ bones system (i.e. won't get to init 2 as no scripts on /etc/rc2.d/,
:> mount fails to mount /etc/fstab entries prompting rc.sysinit hacking etc...)
: I doubt there's anyone on this list that can defend the clarity of
:the documentation on the WWW site.
: The next goal is this: download all the RPMs, and install them via
:FTP. You can get the RPMs themselves from
:ftp.linux.sgi.com/pub/redhat/hurricane/ or similiar. Those packages make
:up something like 80% of Red Hat 5.0.
: When looking for the RPMs, remember that SGIs use 'mipseb'
:binaries, NOT mipsel.
: And, let us know how it goes.
Do we have a volunteer who has gone through the process
and can update the HOWTO ?
If the volunteer doesn't have ssh access to linus,
just email me the public key and desired username
and (s)he'll be granted access.