[PATCH] Lots of changes to PReP booting

Matt Porter mmporter at home.com
Fri Oct 26 22:06:20 EST 2001

On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 05:59:15PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:
> Hey all.  Can people _please_ go and test this (disk and net if
> possible) and tell me if their machine still works?  The following
> changes have been made:
> 1) On 'znetboot' and 'znetboot.initrd', no longer give mkprep the -pbp
> option.  This allows my PowerStack (PPCBUG) to netboot successfully.
> This _hopefully_ won't break anyone else tho.

Why?  You wanted to netboot from PPCBUG with PReP Network Boot disabled?
My PowerStack's have been booting fine with the -pbp'ed image (one
with the PReP header intact).  We've been doing it this way for years

Matt Porter
mmporter at home.com
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