Re: Proposed build system
On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 08:56:57PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Sven Luther <email@example.com> writes:
> > For powerpc, this would be :
> > oldpmac miboot floppy install : needs one kernel floppy + miboot,
> > initrd on one floppy also, but maybe a two phase installation (would
> > need 3 floppies) as the initrd will not fit on one floppy.
> CD1/disks link to ^^^
> Netboot images will be on CD1 too.
> > oldpmac bootx/newpmac yaboot : both will be the same, exception is
> > that newpmac will use yaboot, while oldpmac will give instructions on
> > getting and making bootx work.
> CD1 bootblock
> > chrp/chrp-rs6k builtin initrd : this one would need a initrd builtin
> > the kernel image, and will easily be booted from either yaboot (chrp)
> > or from OF directly (chrp-rs6k or pegasos).
> CD2 bootblock
Could the needed kernel be on CD 1 also, for direct booting from OF (no
bootblock or whatever needed in this case).
> > prep : no idea, but the above method should do also.
> CD3 bootblock
> And then start from the begining with different kernel flavours or
> low-mem versions or just non-bootable CDs.
I don't think we need different flavors.
> Does that sound ok?
Mostly yes, altough i may miss some stuff.