SBS Palomar II/IV/V port

Michael Sokolov msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Thu Oct 11 06:13:38 EST 2001

Val Henson <val at> wrote:

> Indeed!  This is on my list of stuff to do - straighten out once and
> for all how BI_INITRD works and then rewrite the Gemini boot process
> to use it.  It seemed like we had two interpretations:
> 1. The BI_INITRD boot record contains the start address and the size
>    of the initrd.
> 2. The BI_INITRD boot record contains the entire initrd itself (as a
>    really large boot record).
> I have no preference either way, I just want someone to tell me which
> way we're going to do it. :)

I really need to be able to have the initrd image located anywhere, forcing it
to be part of the bi_recs list is unacceptable. But if someone really wants
option 2, maybe we can have two different bi_recs to suit everyone?

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