klibc kernel tree merged with 2.6.17-rc5; sparc64 changes in
H. Peter Anvin
hpa at zytor.com
Wed May 24 23:03:55 PDT 2006
I have finished the work of transmitting sparc64 ROM parameters to kinit
via the file /arch.cmd in rootfs. The result is pretty nice, as it
gives a clean interface for any other architectures which want to
collect architecture-specific options at initialization time.
I have also merged my tree with v2.6.17-rc5, although it was a
completely orthogonal merge set.
The following issues are still outstanding, as far as I know; I will try
to get to them in a timely manner:
a. nfsroot with server defaulting to the server in the ip= or nfsaddrs=
b. nfsaddrs= (unlike ip=) shouldn't configure networking unless NFS is
specified as the root filesystem.
c. s390/s390x merge. (Again, if someone could get me some hand holding
in setting up a standard Linux on Hercules, that would be really
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