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Re: Ethernet drivers for GNU Mach

On Sat, 02 Apr 2011 08:21:08 +0200
Jens Mühlenhoff <j.muehlenhoff@gmx.de> wrote:

> As long as you SATA controller operates in IDE/PATA compatibility mode
> (should be a setting in your BIOS), it should work.

I've just checked my BIOS but couldn't find a relevant setting. I'll
investigate that if MAKEDEV (as per Samuel's suggestion below) is

On Sat, 2 Apr 2011 13:29:28 +0200
Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:

> That can lead to a problem. Is the partition before or after the 128GiB
> LBA28 limit?

It's well before it, it starts about 20 GB in.

> Then that's the issue.  IIRC you used debootstrap, right?  It doesn't
> know how to properly natively setup the system, you need to use
> crosshurd for that. Or in that precise case, cd to /dev and run MAKEDEV
> hd0s5, but there'll be a lot of such small details that mill be missing.

I tried using debootstrap, but couldn't get it to work. I also tried
crosshurd, but it was complaining about a package (dhcp-client, I think
it was) that was referred to by another package but not available. What
I ended up doing was just mounting my KVM installation with qemu-nbd
and copying all the files across onto a real partition.

I'll try using MAKEDEV now and see what happens, thanks!

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