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Re: netboot Alpha Linux with inital ramdisk

Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@digital.com> wrote:

>  Is there a way I can net boot a Alpha Linux box with inital ramdisk.I
> mean how do I prepare a kernel image that is downloaded from the tftp
> server that have inital ramdisk also. Right now I am  booting the
> machine from the local hardisk with the ramdisk as an independent file.
> I want to supply both the inital ramdisk and the kernel image through
> the tftp server.I also need to pass various kernel arguments like
> root=/dev/ram0 and init=/linuxrc . Is it possible to use mknbi from
> etherboot.sourceforge.net  for preparing Alpha Linux kernel also ? 

There is a patch for aboot which adds support for combining a kernel
with an initrd image for netbooting.  You can find it at

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 is out! ( http://www.debian.org/ )
Email:  Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/
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