Yaboot patch to get the conf file

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Wed Dec 7 10:10:48 EST 2011

On Tue, Dec 06, 2011 at 04:10:12AM -0800, Radu Molnar wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm using yaboot 1.3.16 to do a network boot. This works fine on a
> POWER5 machine, but on a POWER6 machine, after yaboot is downloaded
> and launched, it doesn't request the conf file from the tftp server,
> it just sits in the yaboot prompt.
> I know that RedHat somehow fixed the problem, in the yaboot version
> they distribute with RHEL6, which is 1.3.14. My question is, anyone
> know which one of their patches addresses this specific problem? Their
> src.rpm contains several patches.
> yaboot-1.3.14-better_netboot2.patch
> yaboot-1.3.14-better_netboot.patch

It will be one of these 2 patches.

> yaboot-1.3.14-gitpatches.patch

This makes 1.3.14 1.3.16

I really suiggest you try the upstream 1.3.17 release as it includes
many of these changes.

Yours Tony
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