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Re: Booting the HURD


From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: Booting the HURD
Date: 01 Dec 2003 20:04:10 +0100
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Hi Gregg,

"Gregg C Levine" <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm nowhere near that phase, that is the subject entry, "Booting the
> HURD", but I do need to ask this question.
> Have the methods behind booting the HURD changed any since the GRUB
> maintainers started including a "sample menu" file in their
> distributed tar files? The one I'm using contains a menu entry for the
> HURD, and naturally I'll change some parameters to match my system,
> but I thought I'd ask. 

It has changed.  The example in the menu.lst included with GRUB uses
the serverboot method.  In the install guide the new way is
explained.  This way of booting is more flexible.

> I have examined Neal H. Walfield's excellent guide to installing and
> setting up the HURD from the Debian point of view, CF
> http://www.debian.org/ports/hurd/hurd-install and his own version of
> the facts,
> http://web.walfield.org/pub/people/neal/papers/hurd-installation-guide
> /english/hurd-install-guide.html (The Debian one mentions that it is
> based on the original one described there.) 

Just do what is explained here. :)

--
Marco






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