[Techtalk] debian vs ibm

Dominik Schramm dominik.schramm at gmxpro.net
Fri Dec 12 20:27:38 EST 2003

Hi again,

On 12/12/2003 07:17 PM, Dominik Schramm wrote:

>* Compile a monolithic kernel with everything in it that your hardware 
>* Make a boot floppy with this kernel (with root file system on extra 
>* Take the root.bin disk image from some Debian CD
>* Reboot from floppy and the second disk root.bin will start the 
>   (you can install via ftp, e.g.)

almost forgot the obvious:
at some point during the installation before the first reboot
or after the first reboot (from floppy disk again, supplying the
argument root=/dev/sda?? to lilo) copy the kernel (and for method
2, the modules) from floppy disk to your hard disk and configure
lilo accordingly.


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