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From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
To: Chris Friesen <cfriesen@nortel.com>
Cc: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>,
	Kevin Nicoll <blort128@gmail.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Multiple ip= boot arguments?
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 16:27:00 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <45BE90D4.1030506@zytor.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <45BE9043.5020508@nortel.com>

Chris Friesen wrote:
> H. Peter Anvin wrote:
>> Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>>>
>>>> or if I'm supposed to use a startup script instead.
>>>
>>> This is the preffered way nowadays. One day, hopefully,
>>> CONFIG_IP_PNP can go away.
>>>
>> It could be done reasonably easy, you know... :-/
> 
> If CONFIG_IP_PNP is going to go away, what is the proposed mechanism for 
> netboot devices to determine the proper source address to use when 
> searching for a rootfs to use?

My quip was mostly that it could replaced with the existing klibc 
implementation, which runs in userspace.

The other option, of course, is the distribution-specific initramfs route.

	-hpa

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-30  0:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-29 18:36 Kevin Nicoll
2007-01-29 20:48 ` Jan Engelhardt
2007-01-30  0:00   ` H. Peter Anvin
2007-01-30  0:24     ` Chris Friesen
2007-01-30  0:27       ` H. Peter Anvin [this message]
     [not found]   ` <45BE73C8.5010005@celunite.com>
2007-01-30  9:07     ` Jan Engelhardt

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