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RE: Linux on Indy

To: "Ken Wills" <>
Subject: RE: Linux on Indy
From: "Ian Chilton" <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2000 03:15:22 +0100
Cc: "Linux-MIPS Mailing List" <>
Importance: Normal
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> use the linux fdisk to set up your partitions when the install begins.

Oh..drat, so I need to remove that partition again, now I know it works..

> No - you untar the hardhat tarfile to your nfsroot directory on 
> the machine
> that will act as your nfs server. Follow the instructions on setting up
> bootpd etc. Then boot your indy to a prom and do:
> boot bootp():vmlinux ... (rest of installation instructions.)

Right....i'll try tomorrow!

> If you've set up everything correctly, you'll tftp the kernel from your
> server, mount your root fs over nfs, and the redhat installer will start.

Is the kernel in the hardhat distro?

> You should start by setting up bootp/tftp/nfs on the machine that will
> serve the installation image to the indy.

Right...i'll have ago!!  <gulp>

Where do I get bootp/tftp from ?

BTW: is anyone on ICQ/IRC that knows how to do this??

Thanks Again!

Bye for Now,


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