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Re: Boot error - Bad Magic
On Mon, 10 Jun 2002, Clarence wrote:
> 1) boot from the floppy (e.g. use the floppy31.fs as the boot diskette)
> 2) fsck /dev/rwd0a
> 3) mount /dev/wd0a /mnt
> 4) mv /mnt/boot /mnt/boot.org
I can follow those instructions successfully as far as this point.
> 5) cp /usr/mdec/boot /mnt/boot
However upon reaching this point I failed. I then inspected /usr only to
find that the directory is completely empty. Reinstalling didn't help.
What's gone wrong here? I'm installing via. FTP from plig.org.uk
James Davis \ firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Peter's College \ email@example.com
PGP Key ID : 0x7E1F718A \ http://users.ox.ac.uk/~spet1067/