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Re: Indy, booting and EFS

On Mon, Aug 28, 2000 at 12:30:18PM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> On one of my machines I can do:
> --------------
> R5K 9# dvhtool -v list
> Current contents:
>         File name        Length     Block #
>         sgilabel            512           2
>         ide              340480           3
>         sash             340480         668
> --------------
> And I get to wondering, if sash can sit there, and can be run by
> the prom and it's in the volume header, what happens if you just
> shove the linux kernel into the volume header and try and run it
> from the prom?
> Anyone have any experiance with this?  I'm considering trying it,
> but it'll be something of a pain and if someone has already tried
> it and it doesn't work I wouldn't want to waste the time...

I dont think you can boot the linux kernel directly. Probably 
you can put the kernel additionally into the volume header
and load the kernel via sash

Florian Lohoff		flo@rfc822.org		      	+49-5201-669912
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