Newworld OF boot

Benjamin Herrenschmidt bh40 at
Tue Nov 9 01:12:55 EST 1999

On Fri, Nov 5, 1999, Florent <flobo at> wrote:

>I'm currently working on the second stage loader (version 2.0.0a). When it
>is launched from OF, it detects the machine as a CHRP and fixes the root
>partition as the second one (this part of the code seems to be a quick add).

Marius Vollmer recently released "poof", an OF bootloader for NewWorld
that apparently can read the kernel from ext2. I didn't test it nor I
remember the URL, but a search on the linuxppc-usr mailing list archive
should work.

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