[coreboot] Booting UHCI with FILO

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Tue Jun 8 12:47:59 CEST 2010

On Tue, 08 Jun 2010 08:06:19 +0200, Patrick Georgi <patrick at georgi-clan.de>
> Am 08.06.2010 04:22, schrieb Joseph Smith:
>> Hello,
>> Trying to boot Fedora 12 Live USB. FILO loads the Kernel just fine and
>> then Loads the initrd just fine. Then:
>> Jumping to entry point...
>> Out of memory while allocating output buffer
>>  -- System halted
>> Any Ideas?
> That error message is in the linux decompression code and appears when
> it can't malloc the necessary memory (32kb), or if it's asked to
> decompress to address 0.
> I guess that this either means that linux doesn't find usable memory
> tables, or that some parts of the linux bootblock data structure are not
> filled in correctly.
> The latter can happen when the kernel version is too new for the used
> linux loader.
Thanks Patrick.
Hmm by linux loader you mean FILO? I was booting this directly from the
FILO prompt. FYI the same OS boots fine from regular hard drive, and the
Live USB image boots fine on another PC.

Joseph Smith

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