[ECOS] how to use redboot to boot pc

Fabrice Gautier Fabrice_Gautier@sdesigns.com
Thu Dec 7 12:01:00 GMT 2000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jonathan Larmour [ mailto:jlarmour@cygnus.co.uk ]
> Subject: Re: [ECOS] how to use redboot to boot pc

> niky wrote:
> >     There is just redboot.elf in install/bin
> >     I copy the file to floppy
> > 
> >     dd conv=sync if=redboot.elf of=/dev/fd0H1440
> > 
> It looks like Fabrice needs to add make rules to allow 
> redboot.bin (and
> probably also redboot.srec) files to be generated, as with 
> other targets.

Oh yes.. I was doing it manually.... 

> Fabrice, look at e.g. the CYGBLD_BUILD_REDBOOT_BIN option in 
> the EBSA HAL.
> You can probably just copy it and remove the "compile -library" line.
> Niky, on the meantime you can do this yourself with objcopy -O binary
> redboot.elf redboot.bin

Well, i'm not really working on eCos/RedBoot for now... (but still waiting
for the ARM Integrator port ... ) so if anyone can do it ...

Fabrice Gautier

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