boot methods

Michael Sokolov msokolov at ivan.Harhan.ORG
Sat Oct 13 02:56:49 EST 2001

Paul Mackerras <paulus at> wrote:

> I would like to make a complete list of the methods people use to boot
> the PPC/Linux kernel on different platforms.  As a start, here is what
> I can think of off the top of my head:

Here's my addition:

PPCStar (PPC hardware + VAX soul):
	vmlinux.bin loaded by the console at 0 and started by runlnx.
	vmlinux.bin.gz loaded by the console, decompressed and started by
	vmlinux (ELF, .bin, or .bin.gz) booted from disk (ext2fs) by linboo.


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