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Re: Fwd: Debian Installer - Hurd


From: Philip Charles
Subject: Re: Fwd: Debian Installer - Hurd
Date: Sun, 24 May 2009 15:07:24 +1200
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On Sun, 24 May 2009, മഹേഷ് മുകുന്ദന് | Mahesh M wrote:
> Hi,
>
> 2009/5/23 Thomas Schwinge <address@hidden>
>
> > [Posting this to bug-hurd -- Mahesh, I hope that's fine?]
> >
> >
> >
> > Hello!
> >
> > On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 11:06:57AM +0530, മഹേഷ് മുകുന്ദന് | Mahesh M wrote:
> > > I was able to re-master a live cd, boot it, create a ramdisk,
> > > create a chroot environment in ramdisk, run sh in chroot, fdisk an
> > > attached hdd
> >
> > and
> >
> > > mount it.
> > >
> > > Now this is what GNU/Linux does in the current installer and thus
> > > it can
> >
> > be
> >
> > > completely replaced. Current method DO NOT install grub. In Hurd,
> > > Grub is broken too.. (It doesnt know how to talk to Mach --
> > > tschwinge). As per current installation, a baseGNU.tgz is
> > > uncompressed and dumped into the target hdd, from where a
> > > "native-install" script is used to configure
> >
> > some
> >
> > > of the files. This can be done as of now.
> >
> > Great! Please take some minutes to properly document what you've
> > done and how you've done that, so that we can put this documentation
> > online. (Just talk to me and I'll tell you where to put it.)
>
> Sure. I will do that soon.
>
This is good news. I am retiring!!


Phil.


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