Hardhat itself should format the partition for you; the ext2 on irix is
Alex deVries, puffin on LinuxNet.
Linux on HP PA RISC. The final frontier.
On Mon, 5 Apr 1999, Miles Lott wrote:
> This is working for me, too - to a point. I get stuck
> just past the package selection and the message that a log
> will be created. It looks as if it is hanging trying to
> mount the linux partition. So, stupid question. The
> install instructions say to begin by running fx and setting
> up a root partition on the second disk from within IRIX.
> So, am I supposed to format ext2 from within the Hardhat setup
> program? Or, rather, at what point is the partition formatted
> suitably for the Hardhat install to begin unpacking files on it?
> Thomas Bogendoerfer wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 30, 1999 at 09:43:16AM +0200, Tom Woelfel wrote:
> > > Yep, done. Works without problems - Linux is up and running. How do
> > > you solve the problems with the ECOFF/ELF thing ? Is there some kind
> > > of backwards-compatibility ?
> > yes, every newer PROM is also able to boot ECOFF kernels. So I just
> > uploaded an ECOFF kernel, which should work with every PROM.
> > Thomas.
> > --
> > This device has completely bogus header. Compaq scores again :-|
> > It's a host bridge, but it should be called ghost bridge instead ;^)
> > [Martin `MJ' Mares on linux-kernel]