Booting the Linux/ppc64 kernel without Open Firmware HOWTO (v3)

Segher Boessenkool segher at
Tue May 24 18:01:32 EST 2005

> Yes, we meant names, and yes, there is a limit of 31 characters + 0,

Nah, it's thirty-one chars, not 31.  Sorry for missing this.

> that is 32 bytes (see " Property names" in 1275. BTW. Do you
> have a useable version of this document ? mine is a totally broken PDF
> made from a crappy .ps :)

Mine is a perfectly working PDF from a perfectly working PS.  I'll send
it to you.

> IBM firmware broke that limit in a couple of places though...

That's what happens if there isn't a testsuite anywhere.

> Yes, I know all that.

Good :-)


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