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Re: RedHat 5.1 (Manhattan) ALPHA 1 for SGI/Indys

To: Tomi.Leppikangas@oulu.fi
Subject: Re: RedHat 5.1 (Manhattan) ALPHA 1 for SGI/Indys
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 1998 20:28:12 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199806162025.XAA28706@ousrvr2.oulu.fi>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com

On Tue, 16 Jun 1998, Tomi Leppikangas wrote:
> I tryed to install that new 5.1 redhad tonight, but installation
> stops when selecting partitions, i cant make swap partition,
> and installation wont continue without any swap.
> I partitioned second disk in irix, and in boot linux finds it,
> but both partitions are 'linux native', i cant change them to
> 'linux swap' becouse fdisk segfaults in installation. Should that
> fdisk work? Could that segfault be becouse i have two disks, one 
> id=0 and second id=3.

As mentioned in the isntructions, all the partitioning needs to be done
from Irix.  Yes, we're working on this.

> Any way to install it without swap? Or how to force sdb2
> to be swap partition?

There's a dialog box that asks you if you want to use swap; just say no.
There's swap problems right now.

> In that announcment posting there was 'copy all files from...',
> i just copied "installfs.tgz" and untar it, is all files in that?

Yup.

- Alex


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