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* Kernel command line support
 
* Kernel command line support
 
* Ability to boot kernels larger than 700kB
 
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* Ability to boot 64-bit ELF kernels
  
 
= Where to get it =
 
= Where to get it =

Revision as of 18:11, 5 December 2004

Like the stock Cobalt_Firmware this is a replacement firmware specifically designed for the Cobalt range of servers.

Features

  • Ability to load kernels from:
    • TFTP
    • NFS (for backward compatability with old Cobalt restore CD)
    • Serial line (using srec images)
    • EXT2/3 formatted partition (no longer requires EXT2 revision 0)
  • Scripting support with full menu capability
  • Initial Ramdisk support
  • Kernel command line support
  • Ability to boot kernels larger than 700kB
  • Ability to boot 64-bit ELF kernels

Where to get it

Using CoLo

Most of the documentation is contained in the files, README, README.shell and in the examples subdirectory inside the tarball. There is also some further resources here.