Re: PowerPC Install
On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 19:27, Joey Hess wrote:
> Russell Hires wrote:
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> > On Thursday 26 August 2004 14:42, Joey Hess wrote:
> > > Russell Hires wrote:
> > > > Then that's horribly broken. I tried to use the initrd.gz file just like
> > > > it is as a ramdisk, and I got a panic for no suitable filesystem. I tried
> > > > it ungzipped, and same thing...
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> > > Perhaps you need to pass a ramdisk_size=<appropriatly large value> to
> > > the kernel?
> > How would I determine that size?
> Find the uncompressed size of the initrd. But it doesn't need to be
> exact, just an upper bound.
I use 8192 or (if that doesn't work) 16384. That seems to be big enough
for almost anything.