redboot for x86 baced PC

Jonathan Larmour jifl@eCosCentric.com
Thu Jan 9 17:46:00 GMT 2003


[ This type of request for help should be on ecos-discuss, not ecos-devel ]

harish.vaidya@philips.com wrote:
> Hi list,
> currently i am reading the Redboot user guide. I want to try redboot my PC. I have Redhat Linux 7.1 installed on my PC.
> i tried the installation procedure as expained in user guide. but i failed to get Redboot command when i reboot.
> can anybody help me out.
> 
> The steps i followed
> 
> 1. formatted floppy disk using fdformat "/dev/fd0"
> 2.$ dd conv=sync if=install/bin/redboot.bin of=/dev/fd0H1440
> 
> i have downloaded the x86 redboot binaries from
> 
> http://sources.redhat.com/ecos/boards/redbootbins/x86pc/

What _do_ you see then. Does it try and boot? Do you see dots?

Jifl
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