6 MB limit of initrd

Paul Nasrat pnasrat at googlemail.com
Sat Feb 2 20:03:41 EST 2008

On 1 Feb 2008, at 13:49, Gerhard Tonn wrote:

> Hi,
> I am facing the problem that yaboot can't handle an initrd of more  
> than
> 6 MB. I tried the yaboot from head from
> http://people.fedoraproject.org/~pnasrat/yaboot , since I read on
> -devel, that the 6 MB problem has been fixed in head.
> <http://people.fedoraproject.org/%7Epnasrat/yaboot>
> When running this yaboot, I get
> Claim failed for initrd memory
> ramdisk load failed !
> ENTER called ok
> Anybody any idea?

Can you give me some more idea about the box that you are using? I'll  
try get you a debug yaboot and instructions how to get the console  
output off.


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