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Re: Minimal powerpc kernel, miboot users please test (Was Re: modularized powerpc kernel)

On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 11:15:59PM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 06:14:29PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Mmm, could you look at the /boot/config-2.4.22-powerpc file, and try to
> > adapt it, and build a kernel which does work for you ? Even if this
> > means adding some stuff, we have to isolate where the problem is.
> > 
> > I will upload 2.4.22-2 as is though, as it will need to pass the NEW
> > queue anyway, and we can fix the powerpc-small config in a future -3
> > release.
> Aha! I got a working kernel. I guess I know more than I think I do :)
> Here is the diff for the config, from your -small config. I really
> don't know which of these were essential, I ended up with only 59k
> free space on the floppy. But I guess that's enough.
> Also, whoever can work on it to make it part of the d-i build: I put
> the script to generate the floppy miBoot image (stolen from
> boot-floppies), and the necessary pieces, plus the resulting floppy
> image, at
> http://members.cox.net/toff1/miBoot.tgz
> The floppy boots and loads the woody root.bin on my clone machine.
> I'll try to test on a 9500 later if I get a chance. I couldn't test
> the sarge root.bin yet, the one I had handy (from a last week's CD)
> was too big for a floppy.

Ok, thanks, i will rebuild and upload it today then.


Sven Luther

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