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Re: Looking for mkfs for IRIX to build ext2 disk

To: Kostadis Roussos <kostadis@sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Looking for mkfs for IRIX to build ext2 disk
From: Ulf Carlsson <grim@zigzegv.ml.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 1998 23:58:47 +0200
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <001501bdf86f$4c3e6de0$802aa696@wrlkamari.engr.sgi.com>; from Kostadis Roussos on Thu, Oct 15, 1998 at 12:09:13PM -0700
References: <001501bdf86f$4c3e6de0$802aa696@wrlkamari.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Thu, Oct 15, 1998 at 12:09:13PM -0700, Kostadis Roussos wrote:
> Hi!
> 
>       Sorry for the newbie question, but does there exist a port to IRIX of 
> the
> tools to build an ext2 partition?

Yep, they were part of the obsolete installer (by Alan Cox?).

Get /pub/mips-linux/GettingStarted/Linux-installer-0.2.tar.gz.

That package is *really* great and it has actually saved my ass quite a few
times (the possibility to open the ext2 partition and create a /dev/console and
is sometimes still needed, when Alex's hardhat installer is out of its mind).

- Ulf

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