[openbeos] Re: cross compiling

  • From: François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 07 Oct 2002 23:10:27 +0200 (MEST)

En réponse à Fred K Ollinger <follinge@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> > If you're willing to play about with repartitioning your hard-disc (or
> buying a
> > small new one) you can install BeOS PE onto partitions by
> >
> > --Burning beos.img (? the 0.5 GB file) as an ISO image on NERO.
> > --Boot off of the CD
> > --Install BeOS off of that onto the virgin partition.
> >
> > Your BeOS system will be the same as before - but with several gigs of
> room to
> > play with. It's almost miraculous when it works.
> 
> This assumes that you have windows. If you have any unix based system
> do
> this
> 
> dd if=/dev/hda5 of=/dev/hda6
> 
> assuming that
> 
> /dev/hda5 = old beos partition
> /dev/hda6 = new beos partition
> 
> Don't do this if you don't know what you are doing!!
> 
Better use the installer... doing this only works when partitions are the 
same size, else copying from 500MB to 3 BG you'll end up loosing 2.5 GB of 
space, and still have a 500 MB filesystem.

François.



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