Re: New SILO (was Re: [SOLVED] Take 3: sparc64 CDs work?)
On Sun, 20 Jun 2004 13:08:22 -0400
Ben Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I suspect that in the long run, I really need to make it so that the
> initrd gets lower memory precendence over the kernel. The kernel itself
> can be loaded anywhere for sparc64, even in 64-bit address ranges.
> But for now, I am about to release SILO 1.4.6 to atleast make this less
> of a mystery on systems where it fails.
I have a better idea, remove the 32-bit limitation.
Create a new HdrS version, add a new member at the end of the bootloader
header area "sparc_ramdisk_image64", set it to ~0 by default, if the
bootloader sets it to some non-~0 value, we use it instead of the
32-bit limited sparc_ramdisk_image value.