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    SubjectRe: booting 2.6.4 from OpenFirmware
    On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 08:18, Martin Schaffner wrote:
    > Hi,
    > I try to boot linux-2.6.4 from OpenFirmware on my Apple iBook2 (dual
    > USB). I'm using the image named "vmlinux.elf-pmac". While linux-2.4.25
    > boots fine, linux-2.6.4 doesn't without the following modifications:
    > (I found this procedure by trial and error, by mixing stuff from 2.4
    > into the build of 2.6.)
    > If I try to boot the stock kernel, OpenFirmware tells me "Claim
    > failed", and returns to the command prompt.
    > Does anybody have an idea what is the cause of this?

    That's strange, I do such netbooting everyday on a wide range of
    machines without trouble. Are you using some kind of cross compiler ?
    Maybe there are some issues with cross compiling of the boot wrapper...


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