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Re: Installing with root fs as reiserfs

on Sun, 12 Oct 2003 06:51:57PM -0400, stan insinuated:
> On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 07:28:48PM +0200, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 13:06:17 -0400, stan wrote:
> > > I've done this in the past by downloading some special floppy
> > > images, but when I looked at that site, I found out that the
> > > images are for the distribution prior to the current stable oen.
> > 
> > Current stable (woody) supports installation on ReiserFS. Just
> > boot the "bf24" kernel rather than the "linux" (2.2) one.
> > 
> I must be doing something wrong then.
> Im installing from floppies. When I type bf24 at the boot prompt, I
> get an error meassage about not finding the kernel.
> What am I doing wrong?

not giving it the kernel image name.  what the original poster is
trying to say is that you need to type "Linux bf24", not just "bf24".
if you were just trying to do the normal boot floppy thing, you'd just
say "Linux" (equivalent to just hitting enter); "bf24" is a boot
option you pass to lilo that tells it to use the boot floppy 2.4



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