Re: Hmm...more hurd probs
>>>>> M C Vernon writes:
MCV> To explain - hda4 is my linux partition (though it is the second
MCV> on the disk - go figure), but trying to mount hd0a thro hd0d
MCV> produces the same effect :(
Again, if you're using hda4, that translates into Mach hd0s4, *not*
MCV> Also will installing GRUB from floppy screw my lilo setup (which
MCV> is on hda), or will that be safe? and I guess I need to change
MCV> lilo to let me boot /dev/hdb1 as well....
MCV> can I just copy /etc/passwd from the linux partition (uses
MCV> shadow passwords)?
The Hurd doesn't know shadow passwords yet, so you'll have to merge
them back into the passwd file if you want to login to one of those
MCV> Oh, and linux now moans about an unchecked partition when I
MCV> mount the herd one :(.
If you have a recent ext2fsutils (>= version 1.10, I believe), then
you can safely run fsck on your Hurd partition. Older versions will
clobber all your translators, which will disrupt your Hurd boot
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