6 MB limit of initrd
ssmoser at us.ibm.com
Wed Feb 6 01:00:51 EST 2008
On Fri, 1 Feb 2008, Gerhard Tonn wrote:
> 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.
> When running this yaboot, I get
> Claim failed for initrd memory
> ramdisk load failed !
> ENTER called ok
> Anybody any idea?
Please try building with commit c8b04c614770870d75825c19bcd4729cc779b84a
backed out (ie: git-checkout -f; git-show c8b04c61 | patch -p1 -R ; make
clean ; make
I have a colleague who was having a similar problem on a power5 lpar
system with firmware at SF240_332 . Doing the above fixed the problem.
He's now able to netboot 6MB+ kernels.
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