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Re: two questions wrt sgimips boot

On Sat, 8 Mar 2008 02:04:13 +0900
Izumi Tsutsui <tsutsui%ceres.dti.ne.jp@localhost> wrote:

> > 1) Is the loader (ip3xboot, from 4.0) known to not be able to load
> >    kernels from FFSv2?
> I added ffsv2 support recently to -current though
> I haven't tested it.

Yes, thanks. I've tested it now and it boots fine from ffsv2.

> > 2) Is netboot of -current kernels broken?
> >    Netboot of current kernel makes it silently reboot at the
> >    root device prompt, but it can boot successfully from disk.
> >    4.0 kernel netboots OK.
> Netboot directly via ARCBIOS prompt?
> Hmm, I think it worked last time I tried, but I'll check it again later.

Yes. I was quite surprised to see ARCBIOS grok the kernel without a 2nd
stage netboot loader.

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