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Re: Parted w/o boot disk

From: Glenn McGrath
Subject: Re: Parted w/o boot disk
Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2000 10:19:24 +1100

Dave Waller wrote:
> I want to install linux on my VAIO notbook and it is w/o a floppy or
> cdrom.
> What I need to do first is use parted to split the d: drive into a linux
> disk.  Which I know how to do.
> I am having trouble now with the boot disk part.  What is type is the
> bootdisk, I have tried fat, vfat, minix, and ext2.  What I want to do is
> use loadlin from a command prompt to load the correct kernel and root
> image, which I want to get off the bootdisk.
> Dave Waller

I think the root image will have to be the initrd.
I think linux needs a patch to be able to load a root image from a
loopback device.


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