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Re: 720 bootup problem

On Fri, Sep 16, 2005 at 06:04:08PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 16 September 2005 17:33, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > Interact with isl/ipl (iirc on 720, that's "bo <path> isl"), then
> > change the ramdisk_size to 32768
> >
> > [to debian-installer people]:
> >
> > This problem's been known since at least d-i rc3 (see
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-hppa/2005/04/msg00010.html).
> > What does it take to get it fixed?
> Someone with knowledge of HPPA bootloader/initrd/whatever configuration to 
> tell us what magic to use and where.
> This is not a d-i issue, but a port issue.

The problem is that the ramdisk is more than 16MB.  So we need to pass
the kernel parameter 'ramdisk_size=32768'.  I don't know where this
needs to be done, but presume someone working on d-i would know that.

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