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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 27 days ago. Updated 27 days ago.

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Normal
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bootloader
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90%

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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).

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Updated by Electric Monk 27 days ago

  • Gerrit CR set to 1407
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