Re: Installing pure64 from scratch
Dan Helfman wrote:
| On Tue, 2004-02-17 at 18:46, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
| > Assuming I'm starting from a blank hard drive with a CD-ROM and a
| > network connection, how do I install the pure64 port?
| Well.. Here's one way..
| 1. Install a distro that supports AMD64 (Red Hat, Fedora, SuSE).
| 2. Install the chrooted pure64 port on a separate partition.
| 3. Compile a 64-bit kernel deb or just use the kernel from the other
| 4. Setup lilo or grub to use the separate Debian partition as the root
| 5. Reboot.
| Not ideal, but it should work.
Alternatively, boot from Knoppix (assuming it works on AMD64?),
partition the disc etc, untar the pure64 chroot directly onto the
partition, install a kernel and set up your choice of bootloader. That
way you don't need to install another distribution on there just to