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Re: patches for dvhtool

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: patches for dvhtool
From: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Jan 2001 00:44:44 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20010117154937.C2517@paradigm.rfc822.org>; from flo@rfc822.org on Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 03:49:37PM +0100
References: <20001015021522.B3106@bilbo.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <20010117154937.C2517@paradigm.rfc822.org>
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On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 03:49:37PM +0100, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 15, 2000 at 02:15:23AM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
> > Hi,
> > with the following two patches (first against dvhtool, second against
> > current cvs kernel) it's possible to boot the Indy from a local harddisk
> > without the need of IRIX to install it in the volume header. Set 
> > setenv OSLoader linux 
> > and 
> > setenv OSLoadPartition /dev/sd(whatever)
> > in the boot-prom and do a: 
> > dvhtool -d /dev/sda(whatever) --unix-to-vh (your_favorite_ecoff_kernel) 
> > linux

I just noticed that the kernel patch is slightly broken, it fails when
you specify additional boot parameters. Fixed one is at:
    
http://honk.physik.uni-konstanz.de/linux-mips/indy-boot/linux-2001-01-20.diff

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