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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
it ungzip'ed...

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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