Subject: Re: New sparc64 netboot image available



On Mon, 2017-04-03 at 11:32 +0200, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:

> It contains both the kernel and the initrd. But that's true for sparc
> as well, so I am not sure why the sparc image is so much smaller.
>
> In debian-installer's build/util/tftpboot.sh:
>
>     sparc | sparc64)
>         elftoaout -o $tftpimage $tftpimage.tmp
>         # Piggyback appends the ramdisk to the a.out image in-place
>         piggyback64 $tftpimage $tmp $rootimage
>         ;;
>
> So, I am currently out of ideas, to be honest.

There a 10Mb limit, if i am well, allocated by Openboot for the
bootloader. We are acting within the same space?

https://lists.debian.org/debian-sparc/2015/12/msg00115.html

Thanks,


Frans van Berckel

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