FILO fixups

Ronald G. Minnich rminnich at
Mon Nov 1 14:19:01 CET 2004

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Dave Aubin wrote:

> Consider the redundancy aspect of it.  First try remote.

again, if you have remote to try, that's fine, go for it. 

If you don't have that ethernet connection, then counting on etherboot is 
kind of pointless :-)

> There is also the error in filo where it can not handle an elf
> With both a kernel and initrd.  It can only handle a kernel.
> To use filo I had to pack it up with initramfs, i.e. one big kernel.
> Etherboot remote boot doesn't have this problem.


in an ext2 on filo, i've got a kernel and initrd and it loads it up just 
fine, so I don't see what you mean.


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