[ECOS] i386 boot problem

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Mon Apr 4 13:52:00 GMT 2005


On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 14:48 +0100, Goncalo Antunes wrote:
> hi!
> 
> I'm working on a simple eCos application that will run on a standard i386 
> pc.
> I configured the eCos installation with the "i386PC target" template and 
> built it.
> 
> I wrote a simple hello world program, compiled it ok and then make the
> 
> i386-elf-objcopy -O binary hello hello.bin
> 
> and then:
> 
> dd conv=sync if=hello.bin of=/dev/fd0
> 
> for it to run booting from the floppy disk...
> 
> but there is error when booting from the disk....:
> 
> "Error 13: Invalid or unsuportted executable format".
> 
> I formatted the floppy with the fdformat command before I used it...

Did you set the startup type to be FLOPPY?

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