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Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 21:23:20 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Owl -> SATA only i386 machine

On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 01:13:45PM +0400, (GalaxyMaster) wrote:
> Damir, I've installed Owl on Silicon SATA two weeks ago.  You need to
> build a module for your SATA controller and then load it with insmod.

What kernel option is that?  We do have CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SIIMAGE enabled
in the Owl CD kernels.

> Usually, I'm using /tmp to untar kernel source, since /tmp is located in
> RAM.

Actually, by default, there's only a small (4 MB) ramdisk.  You can't
fit kernel sources on that.  So you need to mount a tmpfs, like this:

mount tmpfs /tmp -t tmpfs -osize=400M

Alexander Peslyak <solar at>
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