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Re: Diskless

To: Jeffrey K Butkovich <jkbutkovich@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Diskless
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 14:43:27 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Jeffrey K Butkovich wrote:

> I'm having trouble doing this. The kernel net boot image is too big.

Too big for what?  I'm not well versed in net booting, but I thought it
just NFS mounted a remote filesystem to get it's kernel?  If there's
some type of restriction on the size of an actual kernel image, would an
initial ramdisk help you?  (man mkinitrd).

-Eric


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