sparc livecd

Levi Pearson levi at
Tue Feb 20 16:29:22 MST 2007

"Stephen Ward" <sjward at> writes:

> Does anyone on the list have any experience building bootable linux livecds
> for SPARC?  I've built a customized live cd previously using a Gentoo Howto
> [1], but it doesn't translate perfectly into SPARCese.  Specifically, there
> comes a point in the Howto where I have to run the mkisofs command, but the
> mkisofs man page says I have to use the "-sparc-boot" flag if I want my CD
> to be bootable on SPARC.

Sorry, I can't help with that, but I did have some experience
net-booting a SPARCstation with NFS-root.  If you decide to try that
out and run into snags, ask again. :)


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