Re: Origin 200 (IP27) installer?
On Fri, Apr 15, 2005 at 09:17:50AM -0500, Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > IP27 needs support in the arcboot bootloader to make an installer
> > useful. This is somewhere on my TODO list, but don't hold your
> > breath. Write the arcboot support instead. ;-)
> No, it doesn't, I can deal with netbooting it, or I can shove a kernel
> into an xfs partition now that there's XFS support in the mainstream
> kernel. I just want a netboot installer image that'll lay down
> something useful on the disk... I don't have any other MIPS systems
> running Debian yet that can do that, though I suppose I could try
> installing to another machine and move the disk over...
It seems you didn't read too carefuly. There is no arcboot port for IP27
so there is no way to boot kernel from filesystem (despite fact that
arcboot cannot read kernel image from XFS). Mounting XFS and booting
from XFS are two different things.