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Re: New Indy kernel uploaded

To: milos@kprc.com
Subject: Re: New Indy kernel uploaded
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 10:08:35 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3708BC61.AF904C06@insync.net>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Hardhat itself should format the partition for you; the ext2 on irix is
slightly broekn.

-- 
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?
> TIA
> 
> 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]
> 


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