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Re: Installer changes...

To: Alistair Lambie <>
Subject: Re: Installer changes...
From: Alex deVries <>
Date: Thu, 14 May 1998 11:13:41 -0400 (EDT)
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On Thu, 14 May 1998, Alistair Lambie wrote:
> It stops right at the file /dev/need_disks_created.  There are a bunch
> of errors before this.  The /dev/need_disks_created file does not seem
> to get written to disk correctly....the e2fsck cleans it up by the looks
> of things.  I guess there is something about the cpio that the installer
> doesn't like.

Wow.  I really messed it up badly somehow.

I suspect it's having a problem writing a file that's 0 bytes long.  Let
me repackage it, and make the file 1 byte.

As we speak, I'm debugging the initrd stuff in the kernel to sort out why
initial ramdisks don't get loaded.

- Alex

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