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Re: challenge s boots linux

To: Rob Lembree <lembree@sgi.com>
Subject: Re: challenge s boots linux
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 1998 12:14:34 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Richard Hartensveld <richardh@infopact.nl>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3608103B.6F2844E2@sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Tue, 22 Sep 1998, Rob Lembree wrote:
> 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.

You can also just recreate the block devices from within Irix.

- Alex


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