On Thu, 14 May 1998, Francis M. J. Hsieh wrote:
> I'm sorry if this was discussed in the maillist.
> Should there be /etc dirctory after I cpio into my partition? I can't
> find /etc in my linux partition under installer prompt.
There should be a /etc in the ext2 file system after you run the
installer. As far as I know, there is no way to read an ext2 partition
from within Irix.
But it sounds like you're having problems even booting up...
> sgiseeq.c: David S. Miller (email@example.com)
> eth0: SGI Seeq8003 blah:blah:blah:blah
> Partition check
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 32k freed
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= optional to kernel.
Hm. You might want to run it with 'init=/bin/sh' to skip init.
> And I use the kernel in GetingStarted directory, and got panic, too.
> ("should not happened yet")
I don't know about that. That is Ralf's department.