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RE: Linux on Indy

To: "Ken Wills" <kenwills@tds.net>
Subject: RE: Linux on Indy
From: "Ian Chilton" <mailinglist@ichilton.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2000 03:15:22 +0100
Cc: "Linux-MIPS Mailing List" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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In-reply-to: <20000609203044.A774@spanky.yaberk.int>
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Hello,

> use the linux fdisk to set up your partitions when the install begins.

Oh..drat, so I need to remove that partition again, now I know it works..


> No - you untar the hardhat tarfile to your nfsroot directory on 
> the machine
> that will act as your nfs server. Follow the instructions on setting up
> bootpd etc. Then boot your indy to a prom and do:
> boot bootp():vmlinux ... (rest of installation instructions.)


Right....i'll try tomorrow!



> If you've set up everything correctly, you'll tftp the kernel from your
> server, mount your root fs over nfs, and the redhat installer will start.

Is the kernel in the hardhat distro?


> You should start by setting up bootp/tftp/nfs on the machine that will
> serve the installation image to the indy.

Right...i'll have ago!!  <gulp>

Where do I get bootp/tftp from ?



BTW: is anyone on ICQ/IRC that knows how to do this??


Thanks Again!


Bye for Now,

Ian


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