Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Fri Dec 7 20:11:48 CET 2007

On Tue, Dec 04, 2007 at 10:59:21AM -0800, Steve Isaacs wrote:
> I'm puzzled about the difference between these options. If I want to
> boot using an IDE device does the following make sense?
> ## Boot linux from IDE
> default CONFIG_IDE=1
> default CONFIG_FS_STREAM=1
> default CONFIG_FS_EXT2=1
> default CONFIG_FS_ISO9660=1
> default CONFIG_FS_FAT=1
> default AUTOBOOT_CMDLINE="hda1:/vmlinuz"
> I found these in mainboard/momentum/apache and am wondering if I can use
> them as is for my board.

Where is this from? There's no such board in LinuxBIOS, AFAICS.

> Am I correct in interpreting this as: Use the IDE interface to boot
> which can contain an EXT2 or ISO9660 (CDROM) or FAT file system? (This
> is what I want -- simply boot Linux using the ATA drive connected to the
> IDE interface). I'm currently able to boot this way using a proprietary
> BIOS and want to do the same using LinuxBIOS.

You want to use the latest FILO version from svn, see

Which board and chipset is this btw?

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