[parisc-linux] Is there a hard-drive image for PA-RISC Linux 0.9.3?

Bryan W. Headley bwheadley@earthlink.net
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 20:09:52 -0600

Tom wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Feb 2002, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>>I see that 710 is now supported by PA-RISC Linux.
>>I see that there are ISO images available. Can these be extracted to place
>>on a SCSI disk?
> Isn't it possible to use 'dd if=palinux.iso of=/dev/sda' and end up with a
> "CD on a disk"? Or somethign similar? Would require a disposable 1G SCSI
> drive, but it'd at least work...

Assuming no "reasonable assumptions" made by the boot ROM precludes it 
("iso9660 on a disc? No.") Worst case is mount the iso image on another 
linux box, and use nfsroot/rboot. Personally, I'd just find a friend 
with a CD burner and write on CD/R media. Lot less cantankerous, believe me!

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