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

John Dallaway jld@codeconfidence.com
Thu Mar 24 21:30:00 GMT 2011

Hi Drasko

Drasko DRASKOVIC wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 5:43 PM, John Dallaway <jld@codeconfidence.com> wrote:
>> 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
> Hi John,
> why is this necessary ?

QEMU emulates a floppy disk controller. I expect it is rejecting disk
image files of non-standard size while checking the disk geometry.

John Dallaway

John L Dallaway
Code Confidence Ltd

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