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Re: Alpha CD: isomarkboot

Philip Hands <phil@hands.com> writes:

> # mount -o loop,ro /unmirrored/test-area/alpha/woody-alpha-1.raw /cdrom
> # find /cdrom/ -name bootlx
> /cdrom/dists/woody/main/disks-alpha/3.0.22-2002-04-09/bootlx
> # find /cdrom/ -name root.bin
> /cdrom/boot/root.bin
> /cdrom/dists/woody/main/disks-alpha/3.0.22-2002-04-09/images-1.44/root.bin
> # umount /cdrom 
> # isomarkboot /unmirrored/test-area/alpha/woody-alpha-1.raw \
>     dists/woody/main/disks-alpha/3.0.22-2002-04-09/bootlx   \
>     dists/woody/main/disks-alpha/3.0.22-2002-04-09/images-1.44/root.bin
> iso: Max size:281520   Log zone size:2048
> iso: First datazone:48   Root inode number 98304
> dists/woody/main/disks-alpha/3.0.22-2002-04-09/bootlx: file not found
> I was under the inpression that you just had to avoid symlinks, and
> isomarkboot would take the paths given and look them up in the iso
> image.
> I seem to have had isomarkboot sitting in /usr/local/bin since Aug
> 2000, and I'm afraid I've forgotten where I got it from, so perhaps
> I need a later version?

Yes, isomarkboot now handles symlinks. It is part of the aboot
package, which unfortunately is only available for the Alpha
architecture. I hope it compiles properly on other architectures,


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