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Re: Parted w/o boot disk

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted w/o boot disk
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2000 21:45:29 -0200

Glenn McGrath wrote:
> Im sure you know loopback devices....

He's using loadlin.  It uses initial ram disks.

> dd if=/dev/zero of=./loopy bs=1k count=2000
> mkfs.ext2 ./loopy
> mount -t ext2 ./loopy /mnt
> If you patch the linux kernel you can load the root fs can be from a
> loop filesystem.

I think this is irrelevant for this problem... although it could
save a bit of RAM.  Maybe we should do it, and encourage all
rescue disk people to do it...

Andrew Clausen

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