ron minnich <rminnich(a)lanl.gov> writes:
On 19 Dec 2003, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
The observation has been that any sufficiently
bootloader tends to become an OS, so why not use a real OS.
ah ha! we've come full circle :-)
good to hear.
I have never disagreed. Now that we have something that works for
the low end limited ROM solutions I can revisit some of the more
So the things
I actually care about are: booting over myrinet,
booting over inifinband, booting over quadrics, booting over a pair of
bonded nics. Having a good tg3 driver. Getting Lustre as my root
filesystem. Unless size issues kill it again I am going to use the
linux kernel as my bootloader to do this.
yah, this is why we still put linux in flash here at LANL.
Now if you had more than a proof of concept implementation of most
of the pieces I would not be happier, but anyway...