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Re: TFTP on SS2

From: "Andrew Sharp" <andy@netfall.com>

> Ben Collins wrote:
> >
> > On Thu, Jun 21, 2001 at 05:49:28PM +0200, Jim Clark wrote:
> > > I think kernels below 2.4.3 will only run with 128MB RAM or less.
> > > I havent successfully booted with more than 96MB)
> > > I use 2.4.2 and i need to provide a "mem=" boot string to silo or the
> > > hangs after Booting Linux
> >
> > That is incorrect on non-i386. We have an Ultra60, dual proc, 1.5gigs
> > ram, that boots fine with 2.2.19, and no special parameters passed to
> > the kernel. What you're thinking of is an i386 specific problem with
> > memory detection.
> I think what he meant was superSPARC (sparc32) and 2.4.x kernels,
> not 2.2.x.  Or maybe that's just wishful thinking on my part.
> a

Yep - bit of a "think before you type" problem there.
Sorry for the confusion. Getting back to the origin thread however, I still
maintain that the problem is not RARP or TFTP, but the loaded kernel.
It's just not to do with Memory :)


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