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Re: boot without irix?

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Subject: Re: boot without irix?
From: "Francis M.J. Hsieh" <mjhsieh@life.nthu.edu.tw>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 1998 18:54:19 +0800
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.980701014723.5126G-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>; from Alex deVries on Wed, Jul 01, 1998 at 01:48:17AM -0400
References: <19980701134219.17360@life.nthu.edu.tw> <Pine.LNX.3.95.980701014723.5126G-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
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On Wed, Jul 01, 1998 at 01:48:17AM -0400, Alex deVries wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Jul 1998, Francis M.J. Hsieh wrote:
> > Is there any way to boot linux without irix? I plan to boot from bootp
> > and set argument root=/dev/sda1, hope it works. :-)
> 
> In theory, that will work.  

Not so easy as I think, needed to change bootp setting.
If we didn't change bootp setting, it will boot to install mode.

(Finding what to change)
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