Re: First Boot
--- Pankaj Kaushal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> jc wrote:
> > ie. root=(hd1,0), kernel=blahblahblah
> well to get help please decode the blah blah blah
> us humans.
I can see how that might be impossible to interpolate.
I'll list everything I can think of:
-My system is Debian-GNU/Linux 2.2.17, woody
-I am trying to use the many debs method
-mke2fs -v 1.19
-GRUB 0.5.95 and 0.5.96
How my IDE drives look:
ide 0: Master, Dedicated Harddrive housing Linux
ide 0: Slave, CD-ROM
ide 1: Master, CD-RW
ide 1: Slave, Dedicated Harddrive for Hurd
Removed everything from the device, fdisk, added one
partition, +800M, I did -not- make it bootable(this
last time) The partition type is 83.
> mke2fs -O sparse_super -o hurd /dev/hdd1
I already downloaded all the debian packages...
I made the GRUB bootloader, well I have two different
version, but 0.5.95 seemed to work beter.
> dd if=grub-boot-0.5.95.image of=/dev/fd0 bs=512
> mount /dev/hdd1 /mnt
> ./cross-install /mnt
So I reboot.
I figured out the disk/partition numbering and I am
quite sure that I am trying to mount the correct
GRUB comes up fine. I do:
root=(hd1,0) // It seems that it just ignores
// This returned no error, says it found the ex2fs
kernel=/boot/gnumach.gz root=hd1s1 -s
// This works too, said something about ELF code
// no error after this line, I'm excited.
boot // The system reboots.
Now I am at a loss..... But I am going to try to use
the big tarball method right now. Sniff.
PS: I am very sorry if I offended anyone with my
previous email. My joke was too much.
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