Re: Bug#139043: [ARM] Please mention conflict with "noinitrd" boot option
On 21 Mar 2002, Philip Blundell wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-03-21 at 14:21, Rod Stewart wrote:
> > You must use eth0 (10-baseT) ne2k(piece of crap) for the tftpboot.
> > Yes, it is possible to boot off eth1, but the Debian kernels do not
> > support it, and you have to pass lots of parameters with cmdappend, it is
> > ugly.
> Eh? The kernel shouldn't care (or indeed know) where you are booting
> from. What actually goes wrong if you use eth1?
I thought you built the tulip as a module? Which would make it at least
fun if not impossible to boot off of, wouldn't it? Oh, wait, I was
thinking about also booting with and NFS root. Yes, you are right for the
Debian install it 'should' work, provided the NeTTrom support for
tftpbooting off eth1 actaully works. Sorry about that.