[coreboot] Capio II 320 and Coreboot

Jeremy Wright wrightjmf at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 23:05:38 CET 2008

According to the logs on my LTSP server (using TFTP), it's the Capio is
getting an IP address and then not requesting anything. Am I confused about
how Etherboot works?

Can Etherboot load a secondary payload like that?

On Feb 1, 2008 10:01 PM, Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:

> On 01.02.2008 19:47, Jeremy Wright wrote:
> > I'm new to Coreboot, but I've been able to get a BIOS burned and sort of
> > working. I'm working with a Capio II 320 (see specs below) and I've
> tried
> > using the "Axus TC320" and "ASI MB-5BLMP" build tutorials since the CPU
> and
> > chipsets are so similar. I've also tried using Etherboot and FILO as the
> > payloads with the same results. The ASI tutorial starts up and
> initializes
> > the network interface, but I never get any video. With the Axus TC320
> > tutorial, I get video, the network interface is initialized, and I get a
> > splash screen, but that's where it stops. When using Etherboot I can see
> > that the Capio starts to boot from my network boot server and then
> stops.
> Does that mean etherboot manages to load something over the network for
> both the Axus and the ASI target?
> > Is
> > there a way I can get console output with the Axus TC320 setup? If I
> could
> > see what's going on I might be able to fix it.
> >
> Since you got as far as having etherboot retrieve something over the
> network, the obvious next step would be to:
> - control etherboot over the network (no idea if that is possible) or
> - have etherboot load a payload which communicates over the network.
> Once you establish interaction over the network, a serial console is
> still desirable, but you can control the hardware and make the
> serial console work.
> Regards,
> Carl-Daniel
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