[Soekris] Newbie Mistake with net4526?
jpollak at kivasystems.com
Fri Oct 7 01:53:29 UTC 2005
On Oct 6, 2005, at 9:41 PM, Frank Cole wrote:
> 3) To PXE boot (the DHCP/TFTP/NFS thing) type "boot f0" (thats a
Ah, ok, thats a relieve. I was afraid I was going to have to xmodem a
new bios or something.
> By the way, I don't really recommend GRUB on the 4526/4826.
What would you recommend I use? I didn't want to use fat, so I ruled
out syslinux, and I ruled out lilo because its old I guess.
> After you run fdisk on /dev/hda you will need to lay some sort of a
> filesystem on /dev/hda1 before you starting putting files on there.
> Something like mkdosfs or mke2fs. Then install the bootloader
> (GRUB, lilo,
> syslinux, etc.)
Ok, that's basically what I was planning. Grub wasn't to happy
though, it kept complaining.
> cramfs.img is really meant to be a file on a filesystem and loaded
> into ram
> at boot time not written to a disk partition.
Hum, ok, the O'Reilly Embedded Linux book I've got implied otherwise,
and I figured it would be a good choice for flash, since I don't
intend to write often. I'll try ext2 for now I guess.
Thanks for the speedy response, I'll try this all tomorrow morning.
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