On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 08:38:18PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > > The Cobalt case is special; it's firmware could almost be the definition
> > > of the term crap ...
> > Can't you use the firmware to load a second stage booter, which can load
> > larger kernels?
> That would be possible - but would still leave all the other limitations
> of the original firmware such as not supporting netboots. Peter Horten
> seem to have worked on something better.
Unles the second stage booter supports netboots. I don't know anything about
the Cobalt firmware, but just using it to load something like uBoot should be
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