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SubjectRe: Q: Linux rebooting directly into linux.
Eric W. Biederman ( said:
> Michael Rothwell <> writes:
> > This would rock. One place I can think of using it is with distro
> > installers. The installer boots a generic i386 kernel, and then installs
> > an optimized (i.e, PIII, etc.) kernel for run-time.
> This would rock? It already does. Of course the installers need
> to actually uses this.

Actually, along the lines of what Scyld uses two kernel monte for with
their Beowulf2 distribution.

They boot a network enabled kernel which pulls a kernel off of a server
and then uses two kernel monte to boot with that one. This allows you
to centrally admin your cluster with one server. Good stuff...


[ Adam Lazur, NOW Monkey <> ]
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