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Re: Vancouver meeting - clarifications

On Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 10:30:03PM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 27, 2005 at 05:03:50PM +0200, Peter 'p2' De Schrijver wrote:
> > 
> > You don't need to install anyone else's operating system. You can easily
> > do : 
> > 
> > Boot target using NFS root
> Ah but how do you create an NFS root for one architecture on another? This
> is one of the limitations of FAI. One cannot create the NFS root for say
> Sparc on i386.

That's a generic debian problem. The hurd people have built something
which solves this issue more or less. Presumably this can be extended to
other archs/OSes as well. I haven't looked into it though.


Peter (p2).

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