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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
write it.

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