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Re: challenge s boots linux

To: Richard Hartensveld <richardh@infopact.nl>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: challenge s boots linux
From: Rob Lembree <lembree@sgi.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 1998 17:01:47 -0400
Organization: Silicon Graphics, Inc.
References: <36081277.17A50BC9@infopact.nl>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
hmm, I had the same problem on my Indy.  I found that 
IRIX had stripped the major and minor numbers from the
device files in the tar distribution -- the answer was to
untar using Linux, not IRIX (gtar doesn't help), or to 
manually recreate the dev files.

Try that, and I bet it fixes it.

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