Re: making the floppy without rebooting
> My hope is to have it create the boot disk under Linux without
> requiring a reboot. The resulting disk boots goes fine until this:
> Hit return to resume /hurd/ext2fs.static.gz<RET>
> /hurd/ext2fs.static.gz: fd0: Invalid argument
> Was I supposed to insert the root disk when it asked for a return?
Yes. That's why it pauses! I'm not sure why you are getting exactly that
error message, though.
> Perhaps my script corrupts the floppy filesystem with dd, grub, and/or
> failing to sync at the right times.
Check the filesystem by running e2fsck on the floppy under linux after you