On Tue, Sep 12, 2000 at 03:13:23PM +0200, Florian Zimmermann wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Sep 2000, Neal H Walfield wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Sounds like your root partition is using features that the hurd does not
> > support. Try passing the -O sparse_super to mke2fs.
> > -Neal
> Thanks! I did once again (mke2fs -O sparse_super -o hurd /dev/hdb3)
> -> doesn't work.
> Hurd printk's the following:
> hd0s1 hd0s2
> hd1s1 hd1s2 hd1s3
> where hd2s3 IS filled with /boot/gnumach.gz and the other files.
> I tried it with GRUB manually and used TAB like in the shell,
> GRUB got the kernel and module right...
> I also tried other combinations (hd0s1 - hd4s4) but always this
> 'hd?s? does not exist' (where ? is filled out with digits)
> I don't think I am missing some configuration-point (noone thougt this
> ever:^) but hey, I don't want to CVS all the sources to cross-compile ...
Try to get the slink e2fsprogs package, that contained the mke2fs 1.12
version. This always worked for me. I have now tried the woody mke2fs
and seems not to work properly with hurd :-(
If you are interested in the 1.12 version, I can send you the mke2fs
binary -private mail-.
> > On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 08:56:16PM +0200, Florian Zimmermann wrote:
> > > Hi!
> > >
> > > I've installed Debian/HURD today (I needed many hours:( )
> > > While booting, the kernel stops at loading gnumach, because
> > > he can't read the root directory.
> > >
> > > my /gnu-dir is the third partition at the second ide-device (hd1,2)
> > > and is labeled #83 (linux).
> > > my menu.lst looks like:
> > > root (hd1,2)
> > > kernel /boot/gnumach.gz root=hd1s3
> > > module /boot/serverboot.gz
> > >
> > > Any ideas what's wrong with hd1s3 ???
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