[ECOS] eCos-booting prob, from floppy disk

Samiran samiran@ibextech.com
Tue Mar 26 00:07:00 GMT 2002



>  Hi  ,
> 
> I am trying to make  a eCos system where host is windows  [ 386 pc] . I
> made the GNU binutils,gcc,gdb, for 386-pc 
> successfully, then I am trying to make boot floppy in this way ,steps are
> 1) eCos Configuration Tool  File->new
> 2) Build->Templates		 hardware-> i386 PC target
> 				Packages ->stubs
> 3)then save 
> 4)build
> it is successful 
> 
> then according to the manual it is given that  1st check weather A: drive
> is mounted or not if it is then it would show like this 
>      \\.\a:   /dev/fd0    user     binmode 
> if it is not listed then mount the floppy drive using the command 
>   dd conv=sync if=install/bin/gdb_module.bin of=/dev/fd0       then use
> that floppy for booting another floppy bootable machine.
> I checked it is not there,
> when I am doing this it is coming    dd: /dev/fd0: No such file or
> directory
> 
> then I mounted floppy drive  by this command      mount -f -b //./a:
> /dev/fd0
> after that it is showing  like this 
> 
> D:\cygwin\bin on /usr/bin type system (binmode)
> D:\cygwin\lib on /usr/lib type system (binmode)
> c:\cygwin\tmp on /tmp type user (binmode)
> D:\cygwin on / type system (binmode)
> \\.\a: on /dev/fd0 type user (binmode)
> C: on /C type user (textmode)
> d: on /d type user (textmode)
> 
> then I applied that command 
> 
> dd conv=sync if=install/bin/gdb_module.bin of=/dev/fd0
> 
> then it is showing like this
> 
> 40+1 records in
> 41+0 records out
> 
> I used that floppy to boot another PC which is floppy bootable .but it is
> not booting
> 
>  Then I tried in other way from command line  getting the same result 
> 
> only problem is I can make boot floppy ,but any PC which is floppy
> bootable ,is not booting ?
> 
> thanks 
> can u have any solution so that I can proceed to solve these problem
> 
> Regds.
> 
> Samiran
> ___________________________________
> Samiran Sarkar 
> Software Engineer 
> Ibex Technologies Ltd. 
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