Re: O2+ kernel, framebuffer & installer state?
Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 04:32:48PM +0100, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> > > I never looked into Debian boot CDs before, what does it take to get this
> > > machine supported?
> > - A debian package of the Kernel, including modules
> Shouldn't be to hard, works with stock 2.6 MIPS CVS.
Ok, then talk to Guido Guenther to add a RM build when he finds time
to package 2.6.
> > - Probably some harddisk bootloader (no requirement)
> Well, how do initrds get loaded?
> RM200 being a 95% implementation of the ARC firmware can boot ECOFF files
> from an ISO9660 fs on a CD or from a FAT fs on a floppy (if you get the
> kernel small enough ...) or HD - or even from a tarball on a tape ...
So it needs a FAT partition for /boot ?
> > - Support in the new installer:
> > - archdetect to find out the subarch (basically parses proc)
> > - Keyboard/Keymap support (is this an AT style keyoard?)
Ok, that's already supported.