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Re: Install from FreeBSD

On Tue, Feb 01, 2000 at 05:52:17PM -0800, R Joseph Wright wrote:
> Is it possible to make the hurd filesystem from FreeBSD?  I'd like to
> try out the hurd, but I really don't want to install linux first. 
> Otherwise I may just wait until the installation system is a bit more
> independent.

If FreeBSD mkfs.ext2 accepts -o flag, you need only to make such
partition and unpack a tar file. If it doesn't, download one-floppy
Linux, or use GNU mkfs.ext2 (don't know if it is portable) to make
such partition and then unpack tar file.

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