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Re: boot different kernels on the indy ?!

To: a.venturi@cineca.it
Subject: Re: boot different kernels on the indy ?!
From: Ladislav Michl <ladislav.michl@hlubocky.del.cz>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 06:24:41 +0100 (CET)
Cc: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020305232521.GA31908@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Wed, 6 Mar 2002, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> There is no doc yet - We have been working on a bootloader which makes
> this easier 
>
> Currently you have to put the ecoff kernel image into the volume header.
> If you have a large enough volume header just compile your kernel
> and put the new one into the volume header under a different name.
> The tool to use is "dvhtool"

boot loader is called arcboot and is well documented - arcboot(8)
atleast unstable contains arcboot-0.3 package.

        ladis


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