Re: miboot floppies [was Re: powerpc d-i daily builds reactivated, use 2.6.12 kernels, including 64bit kernels, miboot floppies dropped for now.]
On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 07:01:28PM +0200, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 05:06:44PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 04:04:25PM +0200, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> > > Wed, 24 Aug 2005 01:58:58 -0300 Rogério Brito wrote:
> > > > Note to self: when replacing the zImage on the HFS boot floppy, one has
> > > > to use the vmlinux image compressed with gzip, like this:
> > >
> > > > gzip -9 vmlinux
> > > > hmount /dev/fd0
> > > > hcopy vmlinux.gz :zImage
> > > > humount /dev/fd0
> > >
> > > > No other image that I tried worked. But it was nice to (re)-discover how
> > > > one makes a boot floppy for an OldWorld Mac.
> > >
> > > I tried to repeat what Rogério Brito did (using the same kernel-source
> > > (version 2.6.13-rc6-mm1), and the .config posted by Brito to the
> > > lkml).
> > See, you need to reduce the size of this kernel. Make sure to post your
> > .config file once you are done with it.
> Yes I understand that, but what I don't understand is why Rogério
> succeeded when I don't. As I wrote above, I did use the same .config
> as he and the same kernel-sources.
probably not the exact ones. Or did you maybe not strip them or something ?
> Could it be different compilers used? I used a pure sarge system to
Should be ok.