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Re: Mach or Hurd can't find DVD drive

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Mach or Hurd can't find DVD drive
Date: Sat, 9 Jan 2021 01:16:45 +0100
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170609 (1.8.3)

Andrea G. Monaco, le sam. 09 janv. 2021 01:08:57 +0100, a ecrit:
> > Yes, that's not very convenient, but that's the way to debug
> > hardware that is used for the very boot of the system.
> Thank you! I already compiled a vanilla GNU Mach under Debian GNU Linux,
> so how do I boot it? I create a new partition with a bare minimum
> system, like only /boot/gnumach.gz?

For just booting the kernel you can do that, yes, and you only need to

multiboot /boot/gnumach.gz

in the grub.cfg configuration.

> Or I copy the content of a QEMU image and change the microkernel?

You can do that as well.

Basically all you need is to explain grub where to find the gnumach.gz
file and boot it with the multiboot command.


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