[ECOS] Re: HOWTO: eCos on QEMU PC emulator

Drasko DRASKOVIC drasko.draskovic@gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 16:44:00 GMT 2011


On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Grant Edwards
<grant.b.edwards@gmail.com> wrote:
> I've never tried it with Grub2.
>
>> I remember using it before and I had a problems with ElToritoStage2
>> as it was changed in Grub 2 comparing to previous Grub version...
>
> I've never heard anything good about Grub2.  It's reported to be huge,
> bloated, and difficult to install and use. I did install it once on a
> Mac Mini, and it's not someting I'm looking forward to ever using.

Well, I think it would be good to take a look at this, because it
might be something easy to fix in your script but for the time being
it does not work with Grub2, and Grub2 is becoming standard on all
newer distros. But that's just my $0.02.

>
> I have tried running eCos programs build for floppy startup, but I've
> never been able to get that to work.

I've seen the same problem running qemu that I apt-get in my Debian
distro. It's buggy qemu. When I compiled from the source it started
working.

BR,
Drasko

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