Greg Watson <gwatson(a)lanl.gov> writes:
I would like to see this from the PPC perspective.
Since neither filo nor
etherboot work on PPC, this might be a good way of booting from, say, a
disk. Which would be nice.
I won't argue with that but this will take some time to come to fruition.
etherboot should be fairly straight forward to port to the PPC. Currently
etherboot supports 3 architectures 4 if you count x86_64. The PPC would
not even be the first big endian port. So for a low end solution that
works I still recommend etherboot.
But if we can avoid the bloat issues the Linux kernel is a good thing
Any interest in porting kexec to the ppc? It is not strictly required
if you can get your kernel to avoid the memory problem but it is quite