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Re: [TCLUG:16898] Par port SCSI bootdisk?

On Fri, 28 Apr 2000, Nate Carlson wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Apr 2000, Gabe Turner wrote:
> > Well, if you boot from the floppy (and it's, say, a RedHat install floppy) you
> > won't have a shell to run modprobe or insmod from.... Slackware, OTOH, gives
> > you a shell right away (Go Slack! :) 
> > 
> > Gabe (go-go asbestos shield!)
> Redhat actually gives you a shell at about the same point Slackware does..
> right after you tell it where to find the root file system. (Which
> Slackware just assumes to be another floppy..)

Right.  I dont know about redhat's shell's capabilities though.  It shouldnt
be incredibly hard to mount the disk image via loopback and drop the module
in some place tho! :) Hopefully there's a modprobe or insmod on the floppy's