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Re: Netbooting PPC boards?

Hello, ("Peter Leif Rasmussen (PLR)") wrote in 

> I downloaded and read about using netboot ("mknbi-linux Version 0.9.4
> (netboot)") attempting to boot up some PPC based boards running Motorola
> HALinux from a Linux workstation running RH7.3.
> [...]
> mknbi-linux: could not find magic number in kernel boot sector

As it says in the netboot documentation, netboot is intended to
boot i386-based computers. You can't use it to boot PPC systems.
mknbi-linux looks for a signature string only found in an i386
Linux kernel, and refuses to use anything else.

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