booting from network with fc6 or fc7t2 / Apple G4 PPC ? yaboot ?
pierre.bourgin at arteris.com
Wed Mar 7 16:33:29 UTC 2007
Paul Nasrat a écrit :
> On Tue, 2007-03-06 at 18:43 +0100, Pierre Bourgin wrote:
>> I confirm the 6 MB barrier for file transmitted via TFTP.
>> I don't know if this limitation comes from yaboot or the Apple's
>> Does Fedora project plan to provide ramdisk.image.gz < 6 MB in the future ?
> The plan is to rewrite the malloc implementation in yaboot to cope with
> bigger images, there are some patches out there - it needs some
> co-ordinated testing.
fine ! I'm currently (try to) re-using some Apple hardware to do
> Would you be happy to help the testing?
Yes, if it's not too complicated: I have only one Xserve G4 and a
PowerBook G4, and no stable environment (yet) with FC6/PPC.
If it's just testing a yaboot binary from our TFTP server (ISC dhcpd) to
launch FC6 networked installation, no problem ;-)
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