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Re: HELP can't boot

To: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>
Subject: Re: HELP can't boot
From: Ian <ian@WPI.EDU>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 10:46:24 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Soeren Laursen <soeren.laursen@scrooge.dk>, linux-mips <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20010808154246.A25205@gandalf.physik.uni-konstanz.de>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
> You simply need to recreate a sgi partition table which is no problem
> with a current fdisk. That's all you need  to make linux bootable from
> harddisk.

Right.  But how to I get to that point?  There is NO bootloader?  I have
no Irix 6.x media available to restore those partitions.

> This is kind of off-topic but I'd recommend switching to s.th. more
> recent than hardhat like debian or the rpms by H.J Lu on oss. Hardhat is
> way out of date.

I was planning to use HardHat as a basis to build a custom LFS
(http://www.linuxfromscrtach.org) system from.  It would be sufficient.

--
Ian Cooper
ian@wpi.edu


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