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Download [http://www.etherboot.org Etherboot] --- Please use 5.2.6
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The description in this article unfortunately does not work in newer versions of etherboot/gPXE. Please go to [http://www.rom-o-matic.net/ rom-o-matic] for now. Any updates to this article are welcome.
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Config changes needed for LinuxBIOS support
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== Download and Build ==
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Download [http://www.etherboot.org Etherboot] --- Please use '''''5.2.6''''' and '''''gcc 3.2.2'''''
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Config changes needed for coreboot support
  
 
src/arch/i386/Config
 
src/arch/i386/Config
  
commen out
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    #CFLAGS+= -DPCBIOS
'''''CFLAGS+=      -DPCBIOS'''''
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    CFLAGS+= -DCONFIG_X86_64
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    CFLAGS+= -DLINUXBIOS -DCONFIG_TSC_CURRTICKS  -DCONSOLE_SERIAL -DCOMCONSOLE=0x3f8 -DCOMPRESERVE -DCONFIG_PCI_DIRECT -DELF_IMAGE
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    #enable VGA
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    CFLAGS+= -DCONSOLE_DIRECT_VGA
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src/Config
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    CFLAGS+= -DBOOT_FIRST=BOOT_NIC
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    CFLAGS+= -DBOOT_SECOND=BOOT_DISK
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    #enable FILO and Keyboard
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    # for direct PC kbd support
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    CFLAGS+= -DCONSOLE_PC_KBD
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    # for FILO support it will make main call pci_init
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    CFLAGS+= -DCONFIG_FILO
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src/filo/Config
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change you command line as you like
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    AUTOBOOT_FILE = "hda2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd pci=noacpi ro root=/dev/hda2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200"
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make
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    '''''cd src/'''''
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    '''''make bin/tg3.zelf'''''
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    '''''make bin/tg3--filo.zelf'''''
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Some input for boot or AUTOBOOT_FILE, please refer to README.filo_in_etherboot
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    boot from BIOS ROM area
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    4G-128K
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    '''''mem@0xfffe0000'''''
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    4G-512K
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    '''''mem@0xfff80000'''''
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    boot from suse
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    '''''hda2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd ro root=/dev/hda2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200'''''
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    for suse install from CD
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    '''''hdc:/boot/loader/linux initrd=/boot/loader/initrd ramdisk_size=65536 splash=silent showopts console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200'''''
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    boot from RH
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    for RH install from CD
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    '''''hdc:/isolinux/vmlinuz initrd=/isolinux/initrd.img expert nofb acpi=off devfs=nomount ramdisk_size=65536 console=ttyS0,115200'''''
  
enable
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    for serial ATA support (using port1 and port2 only)
'''''CFLAGS+= -DCONFIG_X86_64'''''
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    1) if your kernel think SATA as SCSI
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    '''''hde2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd ro root=/dev/sda2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200'''''   
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    2) if your kernel think SATA as normal IDE
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    '''''hde2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd ro root=/dev/hde2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200'''''
  
'''''CFLAGS+= -DLINUXBIOS -DCONFIG_TSC_CURRTICKS  -DCONSOLE_SERIAL -DCOMCONSOLE=0x3f8 -DCOMPRESERVE -DCONFIG_PCI_DIRECT -DELF_IMAGE'''''
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    for usb support
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    '''''uda1:/ram0_2.5_2.6.5_k8.2_mydisk7.elf'''''
  
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== NVRAM Parsing ==
  
enable VGA
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* TO BE DONE!
'''''CFLAGS+= -DCONSOLE_DIRECT_VGA'''''
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Latest revision as of 22:59, 6 September 2008

The description in this article unfortunately does not work in newer versions of etherboot/gPXE. Please go to rom-o-matic for now. Any updates to this article are welcome.

Download and Build

Download Etherboot --- Please use 5.2.6 and gcc 3.2.2

Config changes needed for coreboot support

src/arch/i386/Config

   #CFLAGS+= -DPCBIOS
   CFLAGS+= -DCONFIG_X86_64
   CFLAGS+= -DLINUXBIOS -DCONFIG_TSC_CURRTICKS  -DCONSOLE_SERIAL -DCOMCONSOLE=0x3f8 -DCOMPRESERVE -DCONFIG_PCI_DIRECT -DELF_IMAGE
   #enable VGA
   CFLAGS+= -DCONSOLE_DIRECT_VGA

src/Config

   CFLAGS+= -DBOOT_FIRST=BOOT_NIC
   CFLAGS+= -DBOOT_SECOND=BOOT_DISK
   #enable FILO and Keyboard
   # for direct PC kbd support 
   CFLAGS+= -DCONSOLE_PC_KBD
   # for FILO support it will make main call pci_init
   CFLAGS+= -DCONFIG_FILO

src/filo/Config

change you command line as you like

   AUTOBOOT_FILE = "hda2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd pci=noacpi ro root=/dev/hda2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200"

make

   cd src/
   make bin/tg3.zelf
   make bin/tg3--filo.zelf


Some input for boot or AUTOBOOT_FILE, please refer to README.filo_in_etherboot

   boot from BIOS ROM area
   4G-128K
   mem@0xfffe0000
   4G-512K
   mem@0xfff80000
   boot from suse
   hda2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd ro root=/dev/hda2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200
   for suse install from CD
   hdc:/boot/loader/linux initrd=/boot/loader/initrd ramdisk_size=65536 splash=silent showopts console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200
   boot from RH
   for RH install from CD
   hdc:/isolinux/vmlinuz initrd=/isolinux/initrd.img expert nofb acpi=off devfs=nomount ramdisk_size=65536 console=ttyS0,115200
   for serial ATA support (using port1 and port2 only)
   1) if your kernel think SATA as SCSI
   hde2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd ro root=/dev/sda2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200    
   2) if your kernel think SATA as normal IDE
   hde2:/boot/vmlinuz initrd=/boot/initrd ro root=/dev/hde2 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200
   for usb support
   uda1:/ram0_2.5_2.6.5_k8.2_mydisk7.elf

NVRAM Parsing

  • TO BE DONE!