[LinuxBIOS] [PATCH][v3] Support for multiple LinuxBIOS payloads

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Wed Aug 29 16:38:47 CEST 2007

On 29.08.2007 15:58, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> Fallback needs to be recovery only and the rest should be multiple
> payloads.
> If the problem we are trying to solve is that on one of 500 nodes of a
> cluster flashing will go wrong, fallback could as well load a payload or
> anything else over serial port with ymodem only.
> We need a number of real scenarios so that we can verify whether we
> choose the right set of requirements and whether we choose the right
> design.
> - one requirement would be: if payload can not be loaded, attempt to
>   load it via serial or usb console via ymodem protocol.

Agreed. That way, we could even abuse a fallback image for early porting
without the need to reflash continuously.


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