[LinuxBIOS] FILO with the USB
fainshf at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 23:09:53 CET 2007
Usb boot loader would be just a nice feature to have in an existent application.
Why should one use "tiny kernel + kexec", if there are such a wonderful things
like linuxbios and filo?
On Nov 16, 2007 8:07 PM, yhlu <yinghailu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 16, 2007 4:42 AM, Fridel Fainshtein <fainshf at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Etherboot does not work with gcc 4. At least filo part.
> > As I remember, I found a few strange things like
> > #if 0 <-- original
> > #define isdigit(c) ((c & 0x04) != 0)
> > #define islower(c) ((c & 0x02) != 0)
> > //#define isspace(c) ((c & 0x20) != 0)
> > #define isupper(c) ((c & 0x01) != 0)
> > #else <-- not optimized correction
> > #define isdigit(c) (c >= '0' && c <= '9')
> > #define islower(c) (c >= 'a' && c <= 'z')
> > #define isupper(c) (c >= 'A' && c <= 'Z')
> > #endif
> > These strange things caused FILO in ETHERBOOT not to work.
> > I"ve never tested but does FILO in ETHERBOOT work if it is compiled with gcc 3?
> the dev environment for that was RHEL 9 on 32bit laptop.
> OHCI was working Tyan s2885 or s2880.
> what will your application be? why not use tiny kernel + kexec instead?
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