[ECOS] x86 System Boot & FAT32 Disk system

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Thu Nov 11 18:36:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, Nov 11, 2004 at 12:57:26PM -0500, Steve West wrote:
> This System is designed for an x86 PC based system.
> 
> System Boot:
> 1) You format the hard drive with FAT32
> 2) Boot from floppy or USB
> 3) Run Program to install the system boot loader on Hard Disk

What is the system boot loader? Something well known like grub, or
something new?

> FAT32 Hard Disk System:
> 
> 1) Choose DMA or PIO Mode

The DMA code will be interesting. eCos only supports PIO on IDE
drivers. Could you make this code available?

        Thanks
                Andrew

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