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Re: SGI Question

To: Robert Rusek <robru@teknuts.com>
Subject: Re: SGI Question
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2002 20:36:51 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <000901c1b652$146680c0$631510ac@delllaptop>; from robru@teknuts.com on Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 10:53:38AM -0800
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On Fri, Feb 15, 2002 at 10:53:38AM -0800, Robert Rusek wrote:

> Is it possible to build a linux root from within IRIX?  I created an efs
> partition on a new drive.  Can I build the root on the new drive then
> point to it from my Linux kernel?

Not really.  Linux has only read-only support for EFS filesystems.

>  If not, is there any benefit of running a dual os on the system?

You have twice as many possibilities to get angry about an OS ;-)

  Ralf
> 

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