[ECOS] questions on PC target

Patrick Doyle wpd@delcomsys.com
Mon Mar 25 04:57:00 GMT 2002


You could try rawrite.exe from one of the Linux distributions.  You might
need to pad out your boot image to 1440 KB first.  (You could use "dd" for
that).

--wpd


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> [mailto:ecos-discuss-owner@sources.redhat.com]On Behalf Of max
> Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2002 11:43 PM
> To: ecos
> Subject: [ECOS] questions on PC target
>
>
> To people using PC target.
> My host oS= win98;
> My Target= PC
> My cygwin=v1.3.10
>
> I had problem copying redboot to floppy following
> dd conv=sync if=install/bin/redboot.bin of=/dev/fd0
> (/dev/fd0:no such file or directory)
> From some previous discussion, I understood that
> /dev/fd0
> only works for NT platform but not win98 I am using.
>
> I found that dd actually worked with
> "dd conv=sync if=install/bin/redboot.bin of=/floppy"
> in my environment.
>
> But with the floppy made this way, my PC target does
> not boot,
> ("Invalid system disc..."). I am wondering if it's a
> right way
> or my image is not good.
> Please give any comments.
>
> Thanks
>
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