[LinuxBIOS] (fwd) Re: USB bootloader
yinghailu at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 17:48:18 CEST 2006
1. with LinuxBIOS, It works with one Tyan Intel based MB (UHCI) and
some other Opteron base MBs.
2. maybe Etherboot heap used by FILO USB packet buffer overwirte the
APM info in RAM.
you need to find out where is APM info is.
3. Bootblock on flash? You could boot elf on flash. mem at 0xfff8000
On 9/13/06, Al Boldi <a1426z at gawab.com> wrote:
> Richard Smith wrote:
> > On 9/12/06, Al Boldi <a1426z at gawab.com> wrote:
> > > > Depends on your definition of work. It boots. Do you need working
> > > > RAM?
> > >
> > > Did you get filo to load?
> > Sorry. I was trying to be funny and ended up not being clear.
> > i440bx does not currently work in V2.
> Ok, so has anyone tried filo with LinuxBIOS, on any board, and found that the
> USB bootloader loads on first try of detecting the USB device?
> And, does filo affect the bios state of the machine? i.e: filo boots
> perfectly but apm support is mysteriously gone.
> Also, is it possible to instruct filo to boot the bootblock?
> Thanks for enduring my questions!
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