Re: distribution of 2.4.x source for PPC (Re: Install on UATA)
On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 02:50:05PM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 03:13:39PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 27, 2001 at 01:14:42PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> > > > coff images are still useful for booting oldworlds no?
> > >
> > > Yes, but they just aren't 'zImage.pmac'. I couldn't decide
> > > which of the 3 to point to.
> > is there a better image for booting directly via OF on oldworld now?
> > if so use that instead. you should provide only:
> > 1: an image suitable for standard bootloaders: yaboot, quik
> > 2: an image suitable for booting directly via OF: ??
> > 1: is the priority, 2 is not so important, just a would be handy.
> > (esp for bootfloppies, perhaps).
> And don't forget also an image bootable on apus.
Er, someone else will have to do that. APUS is currently broken in the
main tree, and I haven't seen the patch (pointers, please!) to what makes
it work again. If it's still 'vmapus' I think I remember what I tried
to do for 'em...
> what we really need there is just a plain gzipped vmlinux file, since there
> are no boot loader only ami/apus boot.
Would it be too much to have the gzip'ing happen later? quik/yaboot want
Tom Rini (TR1265)