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Re: sunmouse, eject-floppy, booting

> Date: Sun, 21 Feb 1999 20:22:31 +0000
> To: debian-sparc@lists.debian.org
> From: edmundo@rano.demon.co.uk
> Subject: sunmouse, eject-floppy, booting
> (1) /dev/MAKEDEV gives /dev/sunmouse the wrong major device number: it
> should be 10, not 11. Grep /dev/MAKEDEV for "sunmouse"; it's in there
> twice.
> (2) Can someone please tell me how to eject a floppy without using the

Get the ``eject'' package and type ``eject floppy''.

> (3) I'm still looking for a way of booting Linux from a hard drive ...

Go into the PROM monitor, get into ``new command mode'' and type ``boot disk''.
You will need SILO to be set up properly, of course.

--Paul Vojta, vojta@math.berkeley.edu

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