Newworld OF boot
erbenson at alaska.net
Fri Nov 12 03:13:33 EST 1999
On 11/11/99 David Edelsohn wrote:
> 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.
fine why can't we do it both ways? for local installs its more
convenient to have the kernel in the standard place on a ext2fs, for
netboots its easier to piggy back it, support both and we have an
To obtain my PGP key: http://www.alaska.net/~erbenson/pgp/
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