Subject: Re: Booting from Disk
To: None <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: port-cobalt
Date: 08/05/2000 05:18:24
On Fri, 4 Aug 2000, Jonathan Nalley wrote:
> That sounds like it might have been the problem.  I had created the ext2fs
> partion on a 2.2.x linux box.
> I got it to work by copying the partition from the original disk to the new
> disk using Drive Image Pro from PowerQuest.  I then resized the partion with
> Partition Magic (down to
> 15Mb), put the netbsd kernel in /boot/vmlinux.gz and that did it.

FYI, I've just committed a e2fsprogs package to pkgsrc/sysutils - maybe
it's of any help for you.

 - Hubert

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