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Feature #13709

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sparc: we should be able to read boot_archive in cpio format

Added by Toomas Soome 10 months ago. Updated 9 months ago.

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Closed
Priority:
Normal
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Category:
bootloader
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% Done:

100%

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Difficulty:
Medium
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Description

SPARC does use "boot code" installed in first 8KB of boot archive because it is handled as virtual disk. This update does add simple cpio format file reader code. Resulting boot block size is 7.5KB and needs to be stored in 8KB file with first 512B left unused (disk label space).

Actions #1

Updated by Electric Monk 10 months ago

  • Gerrit CR set to 1407
Actions #2

Updated by Electric Monk 9 months ago

  • Status changed from Feedback to Closed
  • % Done changed from 90 to 100

git commit 55dca7cbc3def8d68188566c201eb08bfa439fde

commit  55dca7cbc3def8d68188566c201eb08bfa439fde
Author: Toomas Soome <tsoome@me.com>
Date:   2021-05-10T15:25:19.000Z

    13709 sparc: we should be able to read boot_archive in cpio format
    Reviewed by: Robert Mustacchi <rm@fingolfin.org>
    Approved by: Dan McDonald <danmcd@joyent.com>

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