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[ale] What format is the "make zdisk" Linux boot disk ?
- Subject: [ale] What format is the "make zdisk" Linux boot disk ?
- From: jason at alltel.net (Jason Boyles)
- Date: Mon, 3 Nov 1997 13:05:42 -0500 (EST)
On Mon, 3 Nov 1997, Mick Walter wrote:
> Jason Boyles wrote:
> > On Fri, 31 Oct 1997, Joe Whitaker wrote:
> > > When using the command: "make zdisk"
> > > The disk boots just fine.
> > > What format is it?
> The format of the disk is "proc" !!Hope that helps you?
proc is a pseudo-filesystem used to represent various
configuration and runtime information about the Linux kernel, and anything
else its various subsystems choose report. If you try to mount /dev/fd0 as
type proc on /mnt, (mount -t proc /dev/fd0 /mnt), under /mnt you'll see
exactly the same thing as you see under /proc. The block device is just
Jason Boyles <jason at alltel.net>
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