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Re: Recovering Open Firmware [was: On using the imstt driver on a 9600 (was: Re: X on a 9600 artifacts...)]

On Aug 21 2002, Rogério Brito wrote:
> 	Anyway, to create a bootable floppy, I do:

	Just some addenda:

> 	5 - copy the vmlinux.gz to replace the floppy's zImage;

	You may need to hexedit (use Emacs for that) the floppy's
	System file with the root device of your install (specifying
	"root=<major_number><minor_number>"). Don't forget to copy the
	System file back to the floppy after you edit that with your
	desired parameter.

	You may also specify this "root=xxxx" option hardcoded in the
	kernel, with an option that I don't remember, but I tend to
	prefer to specify the root device in the floppy.

> 	7 - install the modules;

	Don't forget to install the System.map file or some programs
	will complain. While you're at it, don't forget to copy the
	kernel .config file to a safe place.

	I hope that it's clearer now.

	[]s, Roger...

 Rogério Brito - rbrito@users.sf.net - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito

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