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01-09-2005, 11:36 PM
I discovered (thanks to c't) coLinux. This is the a good solution to many every day problems, because ypu can avoid every now and then to reboot your machine, knoppix and windows and knoppix ....
I have a knoppix 3.7 hardisk installation on hdb5 (hdb1 = fat, hdb2 = extended, hdb5= knoppix, hdb6 = swap, hdb7 = Suse 9.1). I get knoppix running, but it mounts the root partition only ro. Did anybody succeed better?



<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<block_device index="2" path="\Device\Harddisk1\Partition2" enabled="true"></block_device>

<bootparams>root=/dev/cobd2 3</bootparams>

<block_device index="1" path="\DosDevices\c:\coLinux\swap_device" enabled="true" />


and /etc/fstab:

# /etc/fstab: filesystem table.
# filesystem mountpoint type options dump pass
# /dev/hdb5 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1

/dev/cob2 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1


01-24-2005, 07:18 PM
Did get 3.7 installed on my hard disk running with extra info from this url:


key missing piece was the "mknod" after remounting root rw:

1: installed knoppix uncompressed to bare partition
2: start colinux (my colinux.xml looks almost identical to yours, just different partions)
3: remount root rw
4: mknod required nodes
5: edit /etc/fstab to match nodes from (4)
"rebooted" and fstab then ran correctly:
Knoppix 3.7