Note added by Jason Spiro: Because Oyvind Kolaas's site at
http://home.sol.no/~okolaas/ has closed down, the information on this page doesn't
apply anymore. Please see
http://jspiro.tripod.com/linux/hal91.htm for updated "getting started" instructions.
At the moment the best place to get hal91 is through the web-site,
hopefully I will get some ftp mirrors quite soon. When downloading please avoid
using Netscape 4.0x, as it is known to misinterpret files downloaded from the
- Obtain the disk image
- Transfer the data to the disk.. by typing:
dd if=hal91.img of=/dev/fd0
rawrite hal91.img a:
- If you are running linux, press alt+ctrl+del,.. if you are using windows
95 press your reset button.
- The disk loads.. (you must enable booting from floppy, and set the boot
sequence A:,C:.. in your bios, this should be enabled by default)
- Hopefully hal91 is alive,.. if not see the
Frequently Asked Questions section
There is a datadisk lying around since a former version of hal91 this disk
should also work with 0.2.0 just type init.disk2 and you should get a new ramdisk
mounted under /usr/ with programs like lynx, irc, mc, cfdisk...