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Bug#83431: ["Jim Clark" <jim@scotnet.co.uk>] Re: TFTP on SS2

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I think kernels below 2.4.3 will only run with 128MB RAM or less. (Although
I havent successfully booted with more than 96MB)
I use 2.4.2 and i need to provide a "mem=" boot string to silo or the system
hangs after Booting Linux

I'm not 100% sure - can someone else confirm/refute this?

If you have 128MB or less then this is irellevant :)
Otherwise - you might want to yank some RAM and retry (leave just 64MB in to
be safe).

Should have mentioned this earlier, but is was _early_ :)

Hope my innane ramblings here help.

Jim Clark - jim@scotnet.co.uk
Sun Systems Administrator
IBM E-Business Services

p.s. The SS5, like the SS20 is a sun4m

> "Jim Clark" <jim@scotnet.co.uk> writes:
> > I've successfully installed from a x86 linux system using rarp and
> > tftp on an SS20.  It seems that the rarp and tftp stages have worked
> > successfully here, but the loaded kernel is hanging.
> In that case, this bug is a kernel bug rather than a boot-floppies
> but, no?
> Which kernel would be used on the SS5, the kernel-image-2.2.19-sun4cdm ?
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> .....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

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