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Re: Partial Success Report

Subject: Re: Partial Success Report
From: "William J. Earl" <>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 1998 17:13:15 -0700
Cc: Ulf Carlsson <>, Jeff Coffin <>,
In-reply-to: <>
References: <> <> <> <> <>
Sender: writes:
 > On Fri, Oct 16, 1998 at 09:46:59PM +0200, Ulf Carlsson wrote:
 > > I thought the bootp command was loaded from the IRIX partition, because it
 > > didn't work when I removed the IRIX harddrive, atleast it didn't with my 
 > > old
 > > PROM.  It claimed that it couldn't find the bootp() command - maybe I'm 
 > > out of
 > > my mind, I'll check next time I remove the cover...
 > bootp() is just a ARC filename which is either interpreted by the PROM
 > command interpreter or by sash where sash afaik is nothing other than the
 > PROMs compiled with special flags.

       That is, bootp() is part of a path.  There is no bootp command.

       sash, unlike most PROMs, has one or more (read-only) disk file
systems bound into it.  On Indy, older sash versions can read efs volumes,
and newer ones can also read xfs volumes.

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