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Re: cdrom boot for sgi

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 09:30:39PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 21, 2002 at 05:46:27PM +0200, Florian Lohoff wrote:
> Ok - This really seems to be a read error - I just retried with
> a created CD-RW (Once i got a working Blank CD-RW media and a 
> CD-Rom capable of reading CD-RWs - Mine were to old) and it works
> without a problem. The kernel comes up as expected and i tried
> to start installing - A little shock appeared as it seems the
> default kernel does not include scsi cdrom support.
It does. It's included as a module. You have to put the whole
tftpboot.img into the volume header though.
> So - we will have booting iso cdroms for debian-mips/sgi - Now we
> have to think about teaching arcboot to read an iso9660 filesystem 
> or to just put the different IPx version kernels+ram-disks into the
> volume header.
See arboot's TODO file :)
 -- Guido

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