[Etherboot-developers] booting ide flash from latest etherboot (CVS)

Eric W. Biederman ebiederman at lnxi.com
Thu Oct 24 19:35:00 CEST 2002

Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:

> It has a problem getting to flash, but it actually got worse. It doesn't
> see the flash disk at all in this version.
> To sum up:
> fallback + rc4.eb5 -- finds disk, boots it automatically
> normal + rc4.eb5 -- type 'D' to it, then it finds disk and boots
> normal + rc5     -- never finds the disk, although BBOT_FIRST is to to
> I bet there's some other config thing I've missed.

make ide_disk.elf
Or in the normal case of wanting the nic driver as well.
make eepro100--ide_disk.nrv2belf (nrv2b is the upx compression algorithm)

Oops I forget to hit send yesterday...


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