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Subject: Re: (offtopic) sgi hard drive problem
From: (Ariel Faigon)
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 14:10:52 -0700 (PDT)
Organization: Silicon Graphics Inc.
Reply-to: (Ariel Faigon)
[Just trying to help: forwarding this bounce from Alex Kozlov, thanks Alex]

:Subject: Re: sgi hard drive problem.
:In-Reply-To: <> from Can 
Altineller at "Oct 1, 99 03:25:36 pm"
:To: (Can Altineller)
:Date: Fri, 1 Oct 1999 13:14:43 -0700 (PDT)
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:You need to make a new IRIX boot disk (by using some other SGI
:- boot up a system to single user mode
:- do fx to partition the second disk as a root disk
:- make file system on the second disk and mount the file system
:- copy sash to the new disk
:# fx "dksc(0,2)"
:# mkfs /dev/rdsk/dks0d2s0
:# mount /dev/dsk/dks0d2s0 /mnt
:# /sbin/dvhtool -v g sash sash; /sbin/dvhtool -v c sash sash /dev/rdsk/dks0d2vh
:# rm sash
:The problem obviously is that Linux erased your IRIX boot record and
:Alexander V. Kozlov | | (650) 933-8493

Peace, Ariel

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