Trying to install HURD--Need Help
My system is as follows:
dual pentium 233-mmx processors
128 Mb ram
3 hard drives
/dev/hda1 13.2Gb type FAT32 Windows98 C:
/dev/hdb1 999.17Mb type Linux ext2 type 83 Primary Boot
/dev/hdb2 999.17Mb type Linux ext2 type 83 Primary
/dev/hdb3 999.17Mb type Linux ext2 type 83 Primary
/dev/hdb4 999.17Mb type Linux ext2 type 82 SWAP
/dev/hdc1 13.541Gb type Linux ext2 type 83 Primary Boot
/dev/hdc2 135.22Mb type Linux ext2 type 82 SWAP
I used the system on /dev/hdc1 to set up my drives. It is a Debian Linux
Potato system. I used the instructions for the large tar ball setup. the
mke2fs version on Potato is 1.18. I used all of the files downloaded
from the alpha.gnu.org/gnu/hurd/contrib/marcus/* ftp site. tarball#
gnu-20000301.tar.gz. I used the grub-floppy-19991023 floppy image to
create my boot disk. All of the files are visible and I can read and
write to the ext2 filesystem when it is mounted on /gnu. I followed the
boot up instructions; used the grub floppy; got the command prompt
grub>; I issued the command "root=(hd1,0)"; recieved the message 'found
ext2 linux filesystem"; I issued the command "kernel=hd1s1 -s";that is
as far as I got. I get the error message "file not found";
ANY help or criticisms are greatly appreciated as this is my first
attempt at using HURD.
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