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

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards@gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 16:48:00 GMT 2011

On 2011-03-24, Drasko DRASKOVIC <drasko.draskovic@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I'll add a working copy of legacy-grub's el-torito stage2 to the

>> 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.

I build Qemu from sources, and I still can't get floppy startup to
work, but I haven't spent much time looking into the problem.

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