boot methods

Michel Lanners mlan at
Sat Oct 13 07:53:01 EST 2001

On  12 Oct, this message from Paul Mackerras echoed through cyberspace:
> 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:
> Powermac:
> 	vmlinux loaded with BootX
> 	vmlinux loaded with quik
> 	vmlinux loaded with yaboot
> 	vmlinux.coff loaded via OF netboot
> 	vmlinux.elf-pmac loaded via OF (disk or net boot)

Hmm, vmlinux.coff floppy-booted on OldWorlds?


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