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Re: MIPS Kernel size

To: Thiemo Seufer <ica2_ts@csv.ica.uni-stuttgart.de>
Subject: Re: MIPS Kernel size
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 21:32:37 +0100
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>, Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de>, Linux/MIPS Development <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 09:07:42PM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:

> > Oh, it boots everything as long as it's a compress ELF executable named
> > /vmlinux.gz
> 
> AFAIK it also boots such a kernel from a NFS(!) export.

Well possible - the firmware contains a Linux kernel of approx 2.0.30
vintage, so that would have been easy to arrange.  When I kernel work for
Cobalt however booting from disk and over serial were the only two
available options.

  Ralf

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