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Re: howto pass ramdisk loaddress to kernel

To: Guido Guenther <agx@sigxcpu.org>
Subject: Re: howto pass ramdisk loaddress to kernel
From: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 20:38:08 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020510203737.A5410@gandalf.physik.uni-konstanz.de>
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On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 08:37:37PM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
> > I would do 1+3 - Give the address on the command line and let the ramdisk
> > have a magic + length in the first 2 __u32.
> I implemented (1) only since the kernel checks for a proper fs/gzip
> magic anyway. I added this to the kernels at:

Ok ...

>  http://honk.physik.uni-konstanz.de/linux-mips/kernels/
> Patch is at:
>  
> http://honk.physik.uni-konstanz.de/linux-mips/kernel-patches/ramdisk-cmdline-2002-05-09.diff

I looked at the patch and it seems it does support all sub-archs - Is that
correct ?

BTW: When we boot with tip we might also compress the kernel as gzip.

Flo
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