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Re: APEX, NSLU2, skip stuff

* Marc Singer <elf@buici.com> [2006-08-13 15:28]:
> Are you sure that will work?  Don't you have to append all of the
> initramfs to the kernel?

No, you don't.  It can be a separate file and the kernel will check
whether it looks like an initrd or an initramfs during boot.

> Doesn't that mean that there will be one large kernel partition and
> not ramdisk partition?


# copy -s fis://kernel@16 0x00008000
1179616 bytes transferred
# copy -s fis://ramdisk@16 0x01000000
6553584 bytes transferred
Linux version 2.6.17-2-ixp4xx (Debian 2.6.17-6)...
Kernel command line: console=ttyS0,115200
checking if image is initramfs... it is
Freeing init memory: 88K
Starting system log daemon: syslogd, klogd.
Entering low memory mode, please wait ...

Martin Michlmayr

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