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Re: Diskless

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Subject: Re: Diskless
From: "Steve Wolfe" <nw@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 13:45:28 -0600
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> > 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).

  I would guess that he means "too big to fit in the flash RAM", in which
case, use a bigger flash RAM, use fewer kernel features, and/or use "make
bzImage", not "make zImage".

steve



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