6 MB limit of initrd
pnasrat at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 7 03:07:46 EST 2008
On 6 Feb 2008, at 15:54, Gerhard Tonn wrote:
> Scott Moser schrieb:
>> On Fri, 1 Feb 2008, Gerhard Tonn wrote:
>>> I am facing the problem that yaboot can't handle an initrd of more
>>> 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
>> backed out (ie: git-checkout -f; git-show c8b04c61 | patch -p1 -R ;
>> 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
>> He's now able to netboot 6MB+ kernels.
> Thanks, that helps indeed.
Thanks for the confirmation and the patch, I'll revert and apply your
I'll try chase up Leo to find out what systems were tested with that
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