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Re: Bloody alpha ignorant

Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt@charite.de> writes:

> On Thu, Jul 18, 2002 at 05:25:23PM +0200, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> > Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt@charite.de> writes:
> > 
> > > Oh, and another thing: My partitioning sucked bigtime (aboot wan't
> > > able to write it's stuff) -- is there a recommended layout (for a
> > > 1GB disk - and 256 MB RAM)?
> > 
> > Did you leave space at the beginning? That's all that is required for
> > aboot...
> Aaargh - no :) It's like on HPPA (where I have to create a minimal
> partition where PALO copies the kernel)
> How big does it have to be?
> Also, I have been irritated by the absence of the fdisk I'm used to...

Theres fdisk and cfdisk.

You need to create BSD Disklables for aboot to work, the normal i386
style partitions reside where aboot needs to write. You have tocreate
them with fdisk on the 2. console during install afaik.


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