Fwd: Netbooting IBM pSeries
epnaveen at gmail.com
Sat Apr 22 00:50:52 EST 2006
Yes, this works. So why the install kernel doesn't boot (since it doesn't
come with a separate initrd)?
On 4/21/06, Paul Nasrat <pnasrat at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-04-21 at 19:47 +0530, Naveen wrote:
> > Getting the same result for the RHEL4 and FC5 one. The netboot image
> > (ppc32.img) from FC5 doesn't work since it's 7.3 MB (larger than 6).
> > It is the netboot.img file under the images directory on the CD#1 of
> > RHEL. A "file" on this shows that this is a 32-bit executable ... any
> > other way to check ?
> Boot the seperate "vmlinuz" (it's vmlinux - don't ask) and
> ramdisk.image.gz eg from:
> with a yaboot.conf like:
> init-message = "\nWelcome to the installer ppc testing environment!\nHit
> <TAB> for boot options.\n\n"
> This should work. There are some patches I have to review and test to
> improve our malloc which should allow larger images, and zImage support
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