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Re: boot linux - wish

To: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Subject: Re: boot linux - wish
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@mailhost.uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Sat, 16 Aug 1997 22:33:17 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: shaver@neon.ingenia.ca, miguel@nuclecu.unam.mx, ariel@sgi.com, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <m0wzheO-0005FiC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk> from "Alan Cox" at Aug 16, 97 01:08:12 pm
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> > If I stick all the RH stuff in an initrd and then they do FTP install,
> > then they should be able to use it via boot /vmlinux or boot -f
> > bootp()..., no?
> 
> 2.1.4x blows up with an initrd - hopefully fixed in 2.1.50/soon but that
> means the SGI one will corrupt and explode atm

There are also additional MIPS bugs in the RAMdisk / initrd stuff.
Shame on me, I have not used (-> debugged) it since the new style
ramdisk code was merged ...

  Ralf

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