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Re: bootdisk

To: ebtigin@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: bootdisk
From: Nathan Straz <nstraz@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 16:57:23 -0500
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On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 04:20:23PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> ebtigin@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > when i try booting from SGI installer and choose rescue menu tries
> > to reinstall RH 7.1
> It shouldn't..., type "linux rescue" at the SGI installer CD prompt,
> and it might start out looking like the installer (asks for language,
> keyboard, etc) but you will wind up with a shell prompt.

You should also be able to press ALT+F2 to get to the second VT and
start working there.  Press ALT+F1 to get back to the installer.  

Nate Straz                                              nstraz@xxxxxxx
sgi, inc                                           http://www.sgi.com/
Linux Test Project                                  http://ltp.sf.net/

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