Newworld OF boot
dje at watson.ibm.com
Fri Nov 12 03:06:51 EST 1999
>>>>> Ethan Benson writes:
Ethan> because you have to recompile your booter every time you recompile
Ethan> the kernel, or keep the kernel in a nonstandard location.
One does not need to recompile the booter, only rebuild the boot
file with new piggyback information. If one piggybacks the kernel then
network booting becomes much simpler because the file loaded via BOOTP
contains all of the information to boot into the kernel.
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