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Re: HELP can't boot

To: Guido Guenther <>
Subject: Re: HELP can't boot
From: Ian <ian@WPI.EDU>
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 10:46:24 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Soeren Laursen <>, linux-mips <>
In-reply-to: <>
> 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 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 way out of date.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
( system from.  It would be sufficient.

Ian Cooper

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