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SubjectRe: Announce: initrd-tftp 0.1
On Sun Jan 09, 2000 at 01:24:59AM +0300, Khimenko Victor wrote:
>
> > I really don't think obscure features for big iron systems are any different
> > then obscure features for embedded systems.
>
> They ARE. You can do what you want from userspace. You can not support obscure
> CD-ROM's, 64GiB RAM, etc. in sane way without kernel modifications. If (and
> ONLY if!) some obscure feature for embedded system can not be done outside of
> kernel in sane way it'll be included. But you should at least consider ALL
> known userspace solutions and show how they ALL are failing to fill the
> bill...

I know all about Linux cdrom drivers. :)

Now, show me the user space solution that lets me tftp
an initrd without having to glob it into the kernel.

-Erik

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