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> This may be the wrong place for this question, if so please tell me where
> to ask it.
> Is there any way to install GRUB (& Gentoo) without a floppy or CD-R ? I
> have a Win98 partition, a OpenBSD partition, and a UMSDOS linux w/ Reiser
> in the kernel, so I can install from any of those places.
> Any help would be appreciated!
Yes just create a new reiserfs partition from your UMSDOS linux and unpack
the sys.tbz2 package
to that new partition then you can follow the install-instructions on the
You should add "conv" to /etc/fstab if you use reiserfs older that 3.6.25 on
your linux and want to convert it to
the newest format. (but I think you can't read it from your UMSDOS-linux
> Also, are there any plans to use PPDD or any disk encryption w/ Gentoo?
Maybe adding the crypto-patch fromwww.kerneli.org.
> I was going to do what you guys did with Gentoo, but with encryption--a
> cross between OpenBSD & Gentoo. I even had a web site at sourceforge.net.
> It's dead at the moment, but I collected some good ideas encryption wise.
> Here's the URL, hope you can use it for something:
Thanks for that
> Thanks , Joshua Kuebler
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