Re: Re (2): silo
On Fri, Apr 18, 2003 at 05:06:05PM -0800, email@example.com wrote:
> bc> None of that helps it boot a Linux kernel
> from an non-UFS filesystem.
> There is no non-UFS filesystem here. I
> suppose there is a remote possibility of
> wanting to boot from an external CD in
> the future.
You've no idea what you are talking about. You are booting Linux on a
harddriver attached to your sparc. You _are_ booting off of an ext2
filesystem (IOW, a filesystem that is not UFS). The PROM has no idea
what that filesystem is.
> bc> Are you trolling, or do you have a real question hidden somewhere in
> I must be trolling--taking the role of a troll.
> In any case, have learned a little. I hadn't
> thought about the distinction between "booting
> the OS" and "bootstrapping the OS Loader".
> This is my tentative silo.conf. Perhaps someone
> can mention an error or suggest an improvement.
I suspect you can just use Linux device names, but aside from that you
need a root= for each image, else the kernel wont know what to mount.
Debian - http://www.debian.org/
Linux 1394 - http://www.linux1394.org/
Subversion - http://subversion.tigris.org/
Deqo - http://www.deqo.com/