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Re: slink_cd: still waiting on final boot/install setup

On Sat, 27 Feb 1999, Loic Prylli wrote:

>Here is a diff to add the Alpha boot stuff to slink_cd.

OK, this is in for 1.09.

>It creates all the boot files under the boot directory (one subdirectory
>for each subarch with milo, linload, and kernel, with aboot(bootlx)
>just under /boot). You can only boot
>from ARC/AlphaBIOS, or from SRM for SRM-only machines, but bisexual
>machines cannot be booted yet from SRM.
>This could be partially solved by adding later a generic 2.2 kernel
>bootable from srm (or if I succeed to boot MILO from aboot, which I
>would not be able to try before monday), or generating about 15
>more kernels.
>To create the CD on a i386 machine, you need the isomarkboot program,
>I have compiled an i386 version I put on

OK, I've got this. What does it do? And source would be useful - possibly
not everybody will be using and i386 box to generate images. 

>I will ask for the 990205 to be put in the archive in case I cannot
>generate a new one with the latest boot-floppies change (I won't be
>able to try this before sunday evening).


Steve McIntyre, Allstor Software         smcintyr@allstor-sw.co.uk
Also available from stevem@chiark.greenend.org.uk
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