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

John Dallaway jld@codeconfidence.com
Thu Mar 24 17:12:00 GMT 2011


Hi Grant

Grant Edwards wrote:

> It would be simpler if floppy-boot mode would work: there would be no
> need to create an ISO image, which requires something like grub to
> load the application. But, since I do have something that works, I
> don't have a lot of motivation to figure out what's wrong with the
> floppy startup mode. :)

I have always found it necessary to pad the disk image to 1440KiB when
using CYG_HAL_STARTUP == "FLOPPY" with QEMU. Ref:

  http://www.codeconfidence.com/technote-0002.shtml

John Dallaway

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